Get Pet Registration Tags

Which pets need to get a tag?

We require registration tags if your pet meets the following criteria:

  • Lives with you in Hillsborough County
  • Is 4 months of age or older
  • Is a dog, cat or ferret

Ways to get a tag

  • All veterinary clinics in Hillsborough County are required to make the County tag available at their location
    • If your veterinarian doesn't have tags available please let us know so we can get them the supplies they need
  • Visit the Pet Resource Center, 440 N. Falkenburg Road in Tampa with your up-to-date rabies certificate
  • Mail in a copy of the rabies certificate your vet gives you with a check made payable to BOCC to: 
    Pet Resource Center
    440 N. Falkenburg Rd.
    Tampa, FL 33619
    • Do not mail cash


Type Price
Spayed/Neutered Cat or Dog $20 ($5 for residents 62 and older)
Non-Sterilized Cat or Dog $40 ($25 for residents 62 and older)
Ferrets $5

Do you need to update the information on your pet's record? 

Keep your information up-to-date by doing one of the following:

  • Call Pet Resource Center at (813) 744-5660 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Submit a request through At Your Service that includes your pet's tag information and updated information.

Need a replacement pet tag?

  • A pet's registration tag must be renewed every year. 
  • To replace a pet's tag, you will need to provide the original tag receipt and/or pet's rabies certificate. You will also have to pay a $5 replacement fee.
  • Visit PRC with the documents and replacement fee to receive a new tag. PRC is open Tuesday through Sunday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Mail the documents and a check (payable to BOCC) for $5 to Pet Resource Center, located at 440 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619. Do not mail cash. PRC will mail your new tag back to your home address once processed.