Payment Options

Book an appointment

You can now book and manage an appointment using our booking page. 

In Person

Currently access to Town Hall is limited (by appointment only). We anticipate that Town Hall will be open for walk-in visits with physical distancing measures in place for June 1. Appointments are still encouraged to both save you time and limit the number of people accessing services at the same time. Taxpayers have a number of payment options that respect physical and social distancing.

Town of View Royal, 45 View Royal Avenue
Monday to Friday between the hours of:

  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (September - June) or
  • 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (July 6th - September 4th)

Payment Drop Box

A payment drop box is located by the front doors of Town Hall at 45 View Royal Avenue. Place your cheque and/or Home Owner Grant application in an envelope and drop it in the box. We will process your payment promptly each morning (Monday to Friday). Please indicate if you would like a receipt mailed to you.

By Mail

Detach the bottom portion of your property tax notice and complete the home owner grant if applicable. Please make cheques payable to Town of View Royal. Mail your payment attention Town of View Royal, 45 View Royal Avenue, Victoria, BC, V9B 1A6. The Town accepts post-dated cheques. The Town does not issue receipts for mailed in payments, your cancelled cheque (once processed by your banking institution) will act as a receipt.

By Internet or Telephone Banking

Most financial institutions accept utility and property tax payments through telephone and internet banking. Be sure that you select the correct vendor:

  • To pay property taxes, select View Royal (Town of) Tax, and use an eight (8)-digit account number (e.g. 06115005). The eight (8)-digit account number is the same as your property's roll number. Do not enter the first three digits (401 or 402) or the ‘period' from your property's roll.
  • To pay your sewer utility fees, select View Royal (Town of) Utility, and use your fourteen (14) digit numeric account number identified on the top left of your invoice.

For information on this payment option, please contact your financial institution.

Mortgage Company

For more information on making tax payments through your mortgage company, please refer to Property Taxes Paid by Mortgagor.

Property Tax Deferment Program

For more information, please refer to Property Tax Deferments.

Property Tax Prepayment Plan

For more information, please refer to Property Tax Prepayment Plan.

What Payment Methods are accepted?

Cheque, Cash, and Debit Card

Personalized cheques only.

Post-Dated Cheques

You can pay your taxes and utilities with a cheque post-dated to the due date. This allows Town staff time to check your payment and Home Owner Grant, if applicable, and to contact you prior to the due date if there are any problems or questions. We deposit your post-dated payment to the bank on the cheque date.

The Town of View Royal does not accept the following methods of payment for property taxes or user fees:

  • Credit Card payments
  • Third Party Cheques

For more information on making payments and payment options, please contact the Finance Department:

Finance Department
Phone: 250-708-2270
Fax: 250-727-9551