Making a payment

Halifax Regional Municipality offers many payment options for services and fees. You can pay: 

  • cash, debit or cheque (make cheque out to Halifax Regional Municipality) 
  • in person payments at citizen contact centres (These centres have a drop box that can be used)
  • credit card payments -
         accepted by the municipality
         not accepted by the municipality
  • by mail
    Cash Management
    PO Box 1749
    Halifax NS B3J 3A5
  • By courier (note, Canada Post does not deliver to this address, use for couriers only):
    Halifax Regional Municipality
    40 Alderney Drive, 5th Floor
    Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2N5
    Attn: Treasury  

Payment of municipal taxes

Please note: the municipality tax bills may be paid by credit card using a third-party service. The only provider that offers the credit card method at this time is Plastiq. Third-party providers charge a fee for their service and may offer promotional rates from time to time.

The municipality will accept credit cards for the following:

Municipal Services
FOIPOP (Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy)  
Applications Sale of municipal cemetery plots and services halifax.ca/cemeteries
Parking Tickets halifax.ca/ParkingEnforcement

Licenses
Animal Licenses
Marriage Licenses
Taxi Licenses
Vending Licenses

Permit and Development Application Fees
Building Permits
Development Permits
Grade Alterations
Minor Variance
Occupancy Permits
Other Licenses & Permits
Plumbing Permits
Signs & Encroachments
Street Opening Permits
Subdivision Applications
Subdivision Inspection Fees
Zoning Fees

Police Services
Criminal Records Check
Finger Printing
Incident Reports
Motor Vehicle Reports
Summons / Pardons

Recreation 
Programs and Services

Taxes 
Credit card payments for taxes may only be made via third party credit card services www.plastiq.com

Transit 
Transit Tickets / Passes (for individuals)

Credit card not accepted for the following items

Invoice Cash Debit Cheque Pre - authorized payments Online banking
Invoice Cash Debit Cheque Pre - authorized payments Online banking
Local Improvement Charges Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
False Alarm invoices Yes Yes Yes No No
Parking at municipal sites Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Rents - municipal properties Yes Yes Yes Yes No