Pay Your Property Transfer Tax Notice of Assessment

If you have an outstanding balance or receive a Notice of Assessment, you can pay:

If you don’t pay your balance, collection actions may include:

  • Tax collectors contacting you to warn of pending collection action and set up a collection plan
  • Notifying the Canada Revenue Agency to set aside money owing to you
  • Registering a lien against your property or personal belongings
  • Requiring your employer to deduct money from your pay cheque
  • Issuing a demand notice to your bank, credit union or trust company to pay money from your account
  • Seizing your personal belongings

Bank or Financial Institution

Most banks and financial institutions offer bill payment services for their clients. Bill payment services can generally be accessed through:

  • Your online banking account
  • An automated teller machine (ATM)
  • Telephone banking
  • In person with a teller at the financial institution that you bank with

To pay your assessment using a bill payment service, you'll need to add a payee by using the following information:

  • Payee name: BC – Stmt of Acct
  • Your account number shown on the front of the statement

Mail

To pay by mail, you must send a cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance.

Your payment and your original Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or a copy of the legal notice must be sent to:

Mailing Address
Property Transfer Tax
PO BOX 9427 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC  V8W 9V1

Government Office

To pay at a government office, bring your Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or legal notice.

You can make your payment at one of the following locations:

  • In-Person - Service BC Centre
    Payments by cash, debit, cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance are accepted.
  • Drop Box Only - 1802 Douglas Street in Victoria
    Drop off your envelope with payment by cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance. Do not drop off cash.