Paying your property taxes through your bank's online services is the fastest way to pay and get an instant confirmation receipt.
You can also pay your taxes at the bank in person or by phone.
Advance taxes: Thursday, February 2
Main taxes: Wednesday, July 5
Home owner grant: Wednesday, July 5
Banks may require you to register before accepting tax payment
Your bank may require you to register "City of Vancouver Property Tax" as a payee before they will accept your payment in-branch, at an ATM, by phone, or online.
Registration can usually be done online or by visiting your branch.
Get your account balance. No login or registration required.
Set up an online account. You will need your access code. It can be found on your tax notice.
If you do online banking with a Canadian bank, you can pay your property tax online.
Before you pay your property taxes online, you will need to:
You will need your 12-digit folio number to set up online payments for property tax.
If you are a new owner and you do not have your tax notice, contact 3-1-1 to find out your folio number.
Your folio number is on your property tax notice near the top of your statement.
Folio numbers are tied to a property, so if you buy or sell a Vancouver property, you need to update your folio number in your banking records to be sure you are paying property tax on the correct property.
Always check that the folio number in your banking records matches the folio number on your tax notice before you make your payment.
To pay your property tax through online banking:
|Financial institution||City of Vancouver payee name|
|Bank of Montreal||VANCOUVER-PTAX|
|CIBC||VANCOUVER (CITY OF) TAX|
|Coast Capital Savings||Vancouver City Prop Tax|
|Community Savings Credit Union||City of Vancouver – Property Tax|
|HSBC||VANCOUVER PROPERTY TAX,CITY OF|
|RBC Royal Bank||VANCOUVER PROPERTY TAXES|
|Scotiabank||VANCOUVER (CITY) PROPERTY TAX|
|TD Canada Trust||VANCOUVER (CITY OF) TAXES|
|Westminster Savings Credit Union||Vancouver, City Of - Property Taxes|
|Vancity Savings Credit Union||VANCOUVER PROPERTY TAXES|
You can pay your property taxes in person or by ATM (Automated Teller Machine).
Please contact your bank prior to arriving at your bank or using an ATM:
Keep your ATM receipt as proof of your property tax payment date.Sometimes there is a delay when processing payments through ATM machines. (Contact your bank to check whether or not there is a delay when using their machines.)
You must claim your home owner grant each year, even if you are paying through your mortgage or deferring your payment.
Some banks do not forward the remittance stub that contains your home owner grant application to us. If this is the case, claim your home owner grant.