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Claim your home owner grant

Property tax due dates

Advance taxes:  February 4, 2019

Main taxes: July 3, 2019

Home owner grant: July 3, 2019

Are you eligible for a home owner grant?

There are two types of home owner grants – the basic grant and the senior/ additional grant. You may only claim one type of home owner grant. See if you are eligible

You must claim your home owner grant for the current year, even if you successfully claimed it in the prior year.

Claim your home owner grant online and get instant confirmation.

Don’t have computer access? With your permission, anyone can apply on your behalf.

Claim your grant online

What you need to claim your grant online

To claim your electronic home owner grant online, you need your:

  • Folio number
  • Access code

If your grant claim requires additional documents, you can submit them electronically with your grant application. We accept PDF, JPG, JPEG, and BMP document file formats.

Receive assistance to claim your grant 

1. Phone 3-1-1 (Outside Vancouver: 604-873-7000)

Hours
7am to 10pm, 7 days a week

2. Visit your local VPL branch and information staff can help you submit your claim online.

3. You can receive assistance to claim your home owner grant in person at the City Hall Revenue Services office, however line-ups may be long.

 This option is not recommended.

Location
Ground Floor, City Hall
453 West 12th Ave

Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

 

 

2018 home owner grant threshold increased to $1.65 million

In 2018 the home owner grant threshold of assessed or partitioned value is $1.65 million (from $1.6 million in 2017). The grant is reduced by $5 for each $1,000 above the threshold.

  • The basic grant is eliminated when the assessed or partitioned value reaches $1.764 million
  • The additional grant is eliminated when the assessed or partitioned value reaches $1.819 million

 If you qualify for the seniors or other additional grant, but the grant amount has been reduced or eliminated due to the $1.65 million threshold, you may still be eligible for the low income grant supplement .

If you have concerns about the threshold change, please contact the Province of BC's Home Owner Grant Administration Branch: