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Drop off, mail, or hand in your payment in person at City Hall

COVID-19 update: payments

October 27, 2020: Please make payments online, through your bank, or by mailing or dropping off a cheque. Cash payments are not accepted. In-person payments at City Hall are discouraged. If paying in person, please come prepared to wait outside due to physical distancing requirements.

You can pay your property tax and Empty Homes Tax (Vacancy Tax) at Vancouver City Hall by either:

  • Dropping off your payment
    (Our mail slot is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.) 
  • Mail
    (Postmarks are not accepted as proof of on-time payment.)

Access your property tax account

Log in to your account

Set up an online account. You will need your access code. It can be found on your tax notice.

Get your property tax account balance. No login or registration required.

Property tax and Empty Homes Tax

Property tax due dates

Advance taxes: February 2, 2021

Main taxes: July 5, 2021

​​​​​​​Home owner grant: July 5, 2021 (Grant may be claimed once the main tax notice is received.)

Empty Homes Tax due dates

Previous years' unpaid tax added to property tax bill: December 31, 2020

Declaration for 2020: February 2, 2021

Empty Homes Tax payment for 2020: April 16, 2021

Remember to claim your home owner grant online

You must claim your home owner grant each year, even if you are paying through your mortgage or deferring your payment. 

Financial institutions no longer accept home owner grants.

Starting 2018, there is no option to mail home owner grants. Don’t have computer access? With your permission, anyone can apply on your behalf. 

Claim your grant online