Rates Payments
Rates Payments

Rates Payments

Rates Payments

Information on how to pay rates as well as other payment based information.
Last updated on: 01 February 2024


Ratepayers can pay rates in either one, two or four instalments. To qualify for the instalment option, any arrears, plus the full amount of the first instalment must be paid by the date of the first instalment as identified on the rate notice.
Please note that payments not received by the first instalment date will attract a late payment interest charge.

Pay online

Payments can be made quickly and securely online via Pay Rates Online below.
Please ensure you have your rates assessment number and the correct amount prior to making your payment.

Assessment number

Your assessment number is your reference number required to pay online. This can be found on your rates notice as per the example below.

Alternative payment options

Post Office

Pay in person at your local post office by cash or card. Find your local post office here.

City of South Perth Civic Centre

Pay in person at the City of South Perth office between 8.30am-4.30pm. The City welcomes payment by cheque, money order, debit or credit card (Mastercard & Visa).
Please note, cash payments are not accepted at the City of South Perth Civic Centre.


Pay by Bpay via your Financial Institution. (Minimum payment: $2. Maximum payment: $100,000).

Post Billpay

Pay by telephone via Post Billpay by calling 13 18 16.

By mail

Send a cheque or money order to: City of South Perth, Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce, South Perth WA 6151. Please do not send cash in the mail.

Late payment of first instalment

If you are wanting to pay by instalments, however you are unable to make the first payment on time, please contact the City on 9474 0777 to discuss options prior to the first instalment due date.

Pay by special arrangement

The City understands that sometimes people experience financial hardship which makes it difficult to meet all financial commitments when they are due. We are happy to work with you to develop a mutually acceptable payment arrangement.
Please contact the City on 9474 0777 to discuss your options. You will be asked to complete a Rates Payment Arrangement Application and submit via a request below before the special arrangement can be approved.
Please note that this option will also incur an Administration Fee of $35.

Rates debt recovery

For any queries in relation to debt recovery for rates, select the correct request type below.

Refund of payment

If you have overpaid/incorrectly made a payment on your account then you may request a refund below.
Please note, a Refund fee will be applicable as per the City's Fees and Charges if you made the payment in error.

Anonymous requests

Your contact details are required when raising this type of request.

Raise a Request

  • To make a request regarding your rates payment, select the correct request type below
  • An officer will respond within 10 business days.