Pay rates

The City of Perth provides a number of options for the payment of rates. If you would like to make payment now, you can use the online payment method. Mastercard, Visa and Amex cards are accepted.

Key Details

Service TypeInvoice payment
What you needHave your rates number ready and complete the online rates payment form.
DurationAll rates are due 35 days after the date of issue.
  • What are my rate payment options?
    1. Up front payment of the total amount (There are no additional costs for this option). Full payment 35 days after the date of issue. 
    2. Two Instalments (This option incurs a $49 administration fee and a 5.5 per cent per annum instalment interest charge)
      All arrears, half the rates, waste management charges, administration fee and instalment interest charge are payable within 35 days of the rate notice being issued. The balance will be payable approximately 2 months later, as indicated on the notice.  
    3. Four Instalments (This option incurs a $49 administration fee and a 5.5 per cent per annum instalment interest charge)
      The City also offers a four instalment plan. All arrears, one quarter of the rates, waste management charge, administration fee and instalment interest charge is payable within 35 days of the rate notice being issued. The balance will be payable in three equal instalments approximately 2 months apart, as indicated on the notice).

    Delays can sometimes be experienced when paying your rates bill near the due date due to the large volumes of payments being received. If you experience any issues with your payment, please call the rates section on 9461 3296 for assistance.

    Late payment interest of 11 per cent per annum is charged on all payments outstanding after their due date.

    This includes instalment payments that become overdue after each due date.

Need more help?

If you have further questions regarding your eligibility for a concession or to obtain further information, please contact the Rates Department on 
(08) 9461 3296 or rates@cityofperth.wa.gov.au