Rates payment due dates and instalment options
Annual rate payments are due in August.
You can pay your rates in one single payment by the first payment date, or alternatively you have the option to pay in either two instalments, four instalments or by having the payments deducted by direct debit on a weekly or fortnightly basis directly from your eligible bank account.
When electing to pay by instalments, costs of the option include interest calculated at 5.50% p.a. plus an administration fee of $13.40 per instalment notice. The instalment option costs are detailed on your annual rate notice.
When electing to pay by direct debit, costs of the option include interest calculated at 5.50% p.a. plus an annual administration fee of $30.00. The direct debit option costs are detailed on your annual rate notice.
How to pay your rates
The City offers a variety of payment methods which include the following:
Payment online with a valid credit card via our secure payment gateway (Visa or Mastercard). Credit card fees of 0.5% apply.
Use your Reference Number, located on the top right hand side of your rate notice.
You can pay your rates via BPAY through your financial institution directly from your bank account or by credit card.
Please quote Biller Code: 93708 and your Reference Number located on the top right hand side of your rate notice (see image on the right).
Click here to register online for the direct debit payment option; in addition, a form is included with your annual rates notice that should be delivered to the City prior to Friday 21 August 2019.
Payments will be automatically deducted from your nominated bank account on a Friday as per the schedule of payments provided to you.
Note: No fees or overdue interest will apply for full state government rebate recipients.
Call 1300 658 371 anytime to pay your rates over the phone by Debit Card, MasterCard or Visa.
Pay your rates in person at the City’s administration building located at the Fremantle Oval (70 Parry Street, Fremantle).
Present your rate notice to the cashier at the City of Fremantle administration office. Credit card and EFTPOS facilities are available.
Cashier hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm
City of Fremantle
PO Box 807
Fremantle WA 6959
Any Australia Post outlet will accept your payment. Please take your Rate Notice with you as the printed barcode is required. Please note, credit card payments are not accepted.
Note: If you are unable to make payment via any of the options or methods stated on your annual rate notice please contact the City’s Rates Team to discuss.
Do your part for the environment and make your life easier by registering to receive your future annual and instalment reminder rate notices electronically. You can choose to receive them by email or through BPay View – it’s your choice.
Budget and rates brochure
The 2020-21 budget and rates brochure will be available in the coming weeks. You can find out where your money is being spent in our budget media release.
For the 2019-20 brochure:
- Single spread version (best version for mobile or tablet viewing)
- Double spread version (best version for desktop viewing)