How to pay

Rates and land tax

Payment options for rates and land tax payments, including Fire & Emergency Services Levy and the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Levy are:

Direct Debit

Please complete the Online Direct Debit Request Form: Online Direct Debit Application Form (External site) - Direct Debit Terms and Conditions.


Contact your financial institution to enable payments to be made with electronic bill payment BPAY.

EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)

Contact your financial institution to make an EFT payment from your cheque or savings account.

ONLINE – Access Canberra Website

ACT Government online payments can be made via the Access Canberra Website at: Online Payments - Access Canberra (external site)

Australia Post

Any Australia Post office or post office agency, accepted payment methods include cash, cheque, EFTPOS, Visa or Mastercard.

* All Cheques and postal orders must be made payable to the ACT Revenue Office

Access Canberra  Service Centres and Shopfronts

Accepted payment methods include debit and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard only), Cash and cheque.

Please note Gungahlin and Woden Service Centre accepts electronic payment only (debit and credit cards).


To make a payment over the telephone contact Access Canberra Contact Centre on 13 22 81. Please ensure you have your account number, payment amount and credit card ready. Please note only Visa and Mastercard are accepted