Permits, Licenses & Fees

Dog License Fees


  • Replacement tag $3
  • Spayed and Neutered - $12.50
    • Senior Citizens (over 65) $1
  • Unspayed and Unneutered dogs - $20.50
    • Senior Citizens (over 65) $3
View a printable application for a new dog license (PDF).
Online registration for a Renewal Dog License

Sporting Licenses


Hunting, fishing fees range from $5 for a New York State resident age 65 and over to $31 for a combination fishing/hunting licenses. Non resident licenses are considerably higher.

Vital Statistics Records


Certified birth, death, and marriage records are $10 each.

New York State Marriage License


The required fee is $40. By appointment only.

Licenses for Bingo Games


Issued only to qualifying organizations with a New York State Racing and Wagering ID number. $18.75 per occasion and 3% of profits paid to City of Cohoes.

Licenses for Games of Chance


Issued only to qualifying organizations with a New York State Racing and Wagering ID number. $25 per occasion and 5% of profits paid to City of Cohoes.

Licenses for Bell Jar Operations


Issued only to qualifying organizations with a New York State Racing and Wagering ID number. $25 per calendar year and 2% of profits paid to City of Cohoes.