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

COVID-19 update: payments

June 4, 2020: All buildings on City Hall campus are closed. Appointments are only available for payment processing if you cannot use alternate payment options; such as online, through your bank, or mailing a cheque. Cash payments will not be accepted. To request an appointment, phone 604-673-8216.

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.)

How much do you owe?

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

Log in to your account

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

Property tax and Empty Homes Tax

Property tax due dates

Advance taxes: February 4, 2020

Main taxes: September 30, 2020 (Extended deadline – learn more

 You can make your payment at any time after receiving your tax notice in the mail.

Home owner grant: September 30, 2020

Empty Homes Tax due dates

Previous years' unpaid tax added to property tax bill: December 31, 2019

Declaration for 2019: February 4, 2020

Empty Homes Tax payment for 2019: April 16, 2020

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