COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update
June 2, 2020: City Hall remains closed to the public. Please pay your taxes online or mail/drop off a cheque. If you need in-person help, please call 604-673-8216 to request an appointment.
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.)
- Visiting us in person
(Line-ups may be long near the the tax due date.)
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 4, 2020
Main taxes: September 30, 2020 (Extended deadline – learn more)
Alert icon 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.