When to expect your speculation and vacancy tax letter

Declaration letters are mailed out to your mailing address in phases based on postal code from January 20 through February 18, 2022.

If your mailing address is in B.C., enter the first three characters of your postal code in the search bar above Table 1 to see approximately when you’ll receive your letter. If multiple rows appear, refer to the “Area” column to narrow your search.

If your postal code is not listed in Table 1, refer to Table 2.

All letters should be delivered by the end of February. If you haven’t received your letter by then, contact us

If you’ll be away or otherwise unable to receive the letter when it arrives, contact us so we can help ensure you submit your declaration on time.

Table 1: Letter mailing dates for B.C. addresses
Area Postal code Mailing dates*

Abbotsford

V2S, V2T, V3G, V4X

January 26-27

Aldergrove

V2Z, V4W January 27

Anmore

V3H February 3

Brentwood Bay

V8M February 14

Burnaby

V3J, V3N, V5A V5B, V5C, V5E, V5G, V5H, V5J, V5K, V5M, V5R, V5S February 4-7

Chilliwack

V2P, V2R, V4Z January 26

Coquitlam

V3B, V3C, V3E, V3H, V3J, V3L January 31 - February 1

Delta

V3M, V4C, V4E, V4G, V4K, V4L, V4M January 25-26

Esquimalt

V9A, V9B February 14

Kelowna

V1P, V1V, V1W, V1X, V1Y, V1Z, V4V

February 8-9

Langley

V1M, V2Y, V2Z, V3A, V4W February 1-2

Lantzville

V0R February 10

Maple Ridge

V2W, V2X, V4R

January 28

Mission

V2V, V4S January 27-28

Nanaimo

V9R, V9S, V9T, V9V, V9X February 9-10

New Westminster

V3L, V3M February 3-4

North Vancouver

V7G, V7H, V7J, V7K, V7L, V7M, V7N, V7P, V7R February 7-8

Pitt Meadows

V3Y January 28

Port Coquitlam

V3B, V3C, V3E

January 31

Port Moody

V3H

January 31

Richmond

V6P, V6V, V6W, V6X, V6Y, V7A, V7B, V7C, V7E

February 2-3

Saanichton

V8M

February 14

Sidney

V8L February 14

Sooke

V9Z

February 10

Surrey

V3R, V3S, V3T, V3V, V3W, V3X, V3Z, V4A, V4N, V4P January 20-25

Vancouver

V5K, V5L, V5M, V5N, V5P, V5R, V5S, V5T, V5V, V5W, V5X, V5Y, V5Z, V6A, V6B, V6C, V6E, V6G, V6H, V6J, V6K, V6L, V6M, V6N, V6P, V6R, V6S, V6T, V6Z, V7X, V7Y

February 14-18

Victoria

V8N, V8P, V8R, V8S, V8T, V8V, V8W, V8X, V8Y, V8Z, V9A, V9B, V9C, V9E February 10-14

West Kelowna

V1Z, V4T February 9

West Vancouver

V7P, V7S, V7T, V7V, V7W February 4

White Rock

V4B February 4

 

Table 2: Letter mailing dates for other addresses
Area Mailing dates*

Other B.C. mailing addresses

January 20

Within Canada, outside of B.C.

January 20

International, outside of Canada

January 20

*Due to current delays in the mail, letters may take longer to be delivered.

For properties that transferred ownership in late December 2021, or for properties with title and owner changes occurring later in the year, letters will be sent out on or after February 18.

This information is provided for your convenience and guidance and is not a replacement for the legislation