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Licensing & Permits
All dogs, with the exception of guide dogs, must have a valid licence. Before you get a dog or a puppy you must get a licence for it. It is against the law not to. A puppy that stays with its mother must have a licence by the age of six months.
Since April 2012 it is no longer possible to licence a dog without including a valid microchip number for your dog. Microchipping is a simple, safe modern identification method which is permanent and can’t be removed, so even if someone steals your dog it can still be traced by its microchip.
Dogs must also wear an identity disc or tag, stating the owner’s name, address and contact telephone number.
If you wish to apply for a dog licence on line, please select from the menu on the left. Alternatively, you can apply for a dog license by calling us on 0300 303 1777 or by calling into either the Townhall in Enniskillen or the Connect Centre, 16 High Street in Omagh. You can also request for an application form to be posted out to you.
If you wish to provide entertainment to members of the public you must obtain a licence from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. There are generally two main types of entertainment: Indoor and Outdoor.
For further information on entertainment licensing please select from the menu on the left.