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The Village of Gold River is now accepting online credit cards through the secure OptionPay System (with applicable third party fees). Payments for certain Village services may be paid by credit card online now.

Please keep in mind transactions may take up to 5 business days to process. If your penalty date is within those 5 days, you may be charged penalties.

Make Your Payments Here

A program launched by Visa and MasterCard has allowed OptionPay to offer their Municipality partners the ability to accept Visa Debit and MasterCard Debit Cards for a flat fee of $2 per transaction up to $500.

Please note: This promotion is not applicable to Visa and MasterCard credit cards.

Service Currently Offered on OptionPay

In order to make your payments online, there are some required numbers on your notices/bills that you will need. Choose the service type below for instructions on how to find those numbers required to make your payment.

Property Tax Payments

You will be asked for your FOLIO NUMBER when entering payment information for your property taxes. This can be found on your tax notice. If you have questions about your property tax notice please email or call 250-238-2202.

Please remember eligible property owners must claim the Home Owner Grant every year separately from payment of property taxes. Effective 2021, all home owner grant applications are to be submitted directly to the province. Residents in municipalities no longer apply through their municipal office.

(Click here to see a property tax notice in PDF version)

OptionPay FAQs

What is OptionPay?

OptionPay is a payment card system the Village of Gold River uses for its online credit card transactions. You can find out more information about OptionPay by visiting their website here.

Is there an added fee for using OptionPay to pay my Village of Gold River bills with my credit card?

Yes. All transactions carried out through OptionPay follow a tiered fee schedule, starting at a minimum fee of $2.00. To see the full fee schedule for using this payment option, please visit their fee schedule here.

Why is there an added fee to pay with credit card?

The fees are administered through the OptionPay program for the use of their service and not through the Village of Gold River.

Is my credit card/information secure with this program?

OptionPay provides information on their security measures here. Please note that the Village of Gold River takes no responsibility for, and accepts no liability, in the event of security breaches, technical difficulties, or other issues that may arise from your use of OptionPay. All users accept responsibility for their use of this service and do so at their own risk.

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