Online purchase is unavailable at this time.
Pet licenses for West Fargo residents can also be purchased at three vet clinics in West Fargo as well as the front desk at the Police Department during business hours.
The charge for the first three dogs and/or cats is $6 per animal that is spayed/neutered and $10 for those who are not. For households exceeding three dogs and / or three cats, the cost is $100 per license for each additional dog or cat. We accept cash, check and money order. If you chose to pay with a debit / credit there is an additional fee of $2 or 3% of the total fee.
The license be valid until Dec. 31 of that year issued and will need to be renewed each year.
Snake Possession Permit
The City of West Fargo requires that all restricted non-venomous constricting snakes kept or maintained in the City have a permit and be registered with the City of West Fargo.
- West Fargo City Ordinance Chapter 11 - Animals
- City of West Fargo Snake Possession Permit and Guidelines
The North Dakota Department of Health has Rabies Protocol Guidelines that can help to determine the procedure in case of an animal bite.
800 Fourth Ave. E.
West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: (701) 515-5500Fax: (701) 515-5501Emergency Phone: 911
The lobby is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.
Fingerprint services are available by appointment only.
Offender Registration Hours
Offender registration is available 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Car Seat Safety
Please call the police department at 701-515-5500 during business hours to see if a technician is available to answer your questions. Car seat safety checks are available through the West Fargo Fire Department and Sanford Children's Safety Center. To register, call 701-234-7233.
Patrol officers are on duty 24 hours 7 days a week, including holidays.