2019 Dog Licences Have Expired

January 7, 2020

The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) requires all dogs four months or older to be licensed every year within the municipalities of Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Kent, and Mission.

2020 dog licences are now available. Licences are valid from January 1 until December 31 each year. A 25% penalty fee will apply to payments received after December 31. 

Dog owners who have not previously licensed their dog must apply for a new licence, either online or in person [PDF - 1.2 MB].

Renewals can also be purchased online or in person [PDF - 1.2 MB]

Licence Fees* 


Hot Springs


Dog Licence - spayed or neutered $20 $28
Dog Licence - NOT spayed or neutered $70 $70
Nuisance Dog $100 $100
Aggressive or
Dangerous Dog
$200 $200
Licence Transfer $5 $5
Licence Tag Replacement $5 $5

* The two primary sources of municipal funding for animal control are property taxes and dog licence fees. Each municipality determines its own funding formula, which it provides to the FVRD.

For more information on dog licences please visit our dog licences web page