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