Ways to Pay Your Property Taxes - Deadline is July 2

NEW: Home Owner Grant

Home Owner Grant applications are now processed through the Province’s online system at gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant or by phone at 1.888.355.2700. Municipalities no longer accept applications.

Ways to Pay Your Property Taxes

There are many ways to pay your property taxes, which are due by July 2, 2021.

Online Banking

Online banking is encouraged. You can pay through your financial institution’s online banking system using the Folio Number located at the top left of your tax notice as the account number. Check your institution’s local cut-off time to ensure payment is received by July 2, 2021.

By Mail

Mail your cheque (including post-dated cheques to the due date) and the bottom portion of your tax notice to:

#1 Centennial Square
Victoria BC V8W 1P6

Payment must be received by July 2, 2021 to avoid penalty.

Financial Institutions

Contact your financial institution for details and hours of operation.

Drop Box

There is a drop box located at the Pandora Avenue entrance of City Hall. The drop box is open 24/7 for non-cash payments.

Through Your Mortgage Company

If your mortgage company will be remitting payment to the City of Victoria on your behalf, confirm details of your tax payment with your mortgage company directly.

In Person

The Public Service Centre located in City Hall is open to the public Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., excluding statutory holidays. Payment methods include cash, cheque and debit. Credit cards are not accepted. Upon arrival, please line up outside the Pandora Avenue entrance of City Hall. An ambassador will greet you and answer questions. Capacity is limited and you are required to wear a face mask.

Pre-authorized Payments

Pre-authorized payments offer a convenient method to make monthly payments towards your 2022 property taxes.

 Learn more.

COVID-19 Safety Measures at City Hall

What we’ve done to make City Hall safe for the public and our staff:

  • City staff wear face masks.
  • Directional markers outside and inside City Hall keep you two metres apart from others.
  • Ambassadors at entrances direct you and answer questions.
  • The number of people inside the building is limited.
  • Plexiglass screens at service counters provide a physical barrier.
  • We are frequently cleaning high-touch services.

 There are also some things you can do when coming to City Hall:

  • Wear a face mask.
  • Sanitize your hands before and after your visit.
  • Practise physical distancing.
  • And if you are feeling ill, please stay home.

Together, we can continue to do our part to stay safe.