doglicense-tallCRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services manages dog licensing for Colwood, Langford, Metchosin, Highlands, Sooke, Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, Salt Spring Island, Southern Gulf Islands and View Royal.

Residents of larger municipalities in the CRD Bylaw Enforcement area can purchase a license at their municipal hall. Members of smaller municipalities and Electoral Areas obtain them from vendors (listed below), or Bylaw Services. All municipalities and Electoral Areas can purchase licenses at the CRD Animal Shelter.

Where do I purchase a CRD Dog Licence?

You can renew, replace or purchase your CRD Permanent tag in the following ways:

  • Online using online banking and the account number on your invoice (starts with 8)
  • By phone (250.478.0624 or 1.800.665.7899 extension 0) with a credit card
  • By email
  • CRD Animal Care office, 212-2780 Veterans Memorial Parkway

We will mail you your tag(s) free of charge.

Our staff are in the office during regular business hours to take your calls.

In person

Renew your permanent tag or purchase a new or replacement tag:

  • CRD Animal Care Services - 212 - 2780 Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • City of Colwood - Wishart Rd
  • Town of View Royal - View Royal Ave
  • CRD Salt Spring Island Administration - McPhillips Ave, SSI

Purchase new or replacement tags only:

  • District of Metchosin - Happy Valley Rd in Metchosin
  • Willow Wind Feed - Sooke Rd in Langford
  • Wiskers and Waggs Pet Store - West Coast Rd in Sooke
  • Pender Island Home Building Centre - Pender Island

Purchase a licence at your municipal hall if you live in:

  • Sidney
  • Victoria
  • Oak Bay
  • Saanich
  • Central Saanich
  • North Saanich
  • Esquimalt
  • View Royal
  • Colwood
  • Metchosin


Please contact CRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services.

Highlands, Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, Langford, Metchosin, Sooke, Colwood, View Royal, Esquimalt, Sidney, North Saanich, Central Saanich please call:

Tel: 250.478.0624

Salt Spring Island and Southern Gulf Islands please call:

Tel: 1.800.665.7899

Or reach us from any area by email.