The fastest and easiest way to license or renew is right here. You’ll create a profile for your pet, upload any necessary documents, process your license registration, and receive purchase confirmations via email. Payment can be made using a credit card or Visa/Mastercard debit card. Each year, you just need to log in to your existing account and renew - it’s super easy!
Renew my pet's license
My pet has a license, but it has expired or will very soon.Renew now
License a pet for the first time
I've never licensed a pet with the City of Southport before.License now
In person licensing is available at the following location(s) however it’s important to know you will still receive your tag in the mail:
Don’t forget to check hours of operation, appointment policies, and accepted payment methods prior to heading out.
Southport City Hall
1029 N. Howe Street Southport, NC 28461
If you opt to license via snail mail - keep in mind processing your registration will take a lot longer!
Make sure you complete the below form in full and that it is free of any errors otherwise your registration may not be successfully processed. The fine print is there for a reason so keep an eye out for accepted payment methods, who the check should be made out to, where it should be mailed, and any required supporting documentation.
If you’re having trouble licensing online and need to get your registration processed in a hurry, you can give our customer care team a call and they may be able to process your pet license over the phone. Note that we can only accept credit cards and Visa/Mastercard debit as payment.
DocuPet Customer Care: 1-877-239-6072
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday from 9:00am-8:00pm EST