2021 Cat License Renewal Notification

Residents are being reminded that Cat License Renewals start on April 1, 2021. Cat owners will have until May 31, 2021 to renew their cat licenses without any penalty.


FEE:  $15 for (not) spayed/(not) neutered OR $12 for spayed/neutered. 


Residents who have new cats or who need renewal applications may obtain one by calling 201-837-1600 (x 1500) or on-line at www.teanecknj.gov  (under Health Department Documents & Forms).  Renewal applications are also being mailed at the end of March.  Free rabies shots can be arranged through the Bergen Veterinary Hospital at (201) 837-3470 or Bergen County Animal Shelter at (201) 229-4600 (Residents must call for available clinic dates).


Cat owners should also note that rabies shots that expire prior to February 1, 2022 are NOT valid for licensing purposes. Payment can be made by check or money order.  Checks can be made payable to the Township of Teaneck.


Please note: the Township of Teaneck has closed all municipal buildings to the public in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (appointment required to enter building). Residents are encouraged to mail all paperwork and fee(s) to the following address:


Teaneck Health Department

Attn: Animal Licensing Division

818 Teaneck Road

Teaneck NJ 07666


There may be a delay with the issuance of cat licenses due to new software/shipment of the tags. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


If you have any questions, please contact the Animal Licensing Division at (201) 837-1600 (x1506) or jjackson@teanecknj.gov.

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