Tax and utility certificates confirm if a property has outstanding tax or utility balances. They are usually ordered before the sale, purchase or refinancing of a property.

On this page:

  1. Cost
  2. Property tax certificates
  3. Utility certificates
  4. Updates on certificates


Each property tax or utility certificate costs $85.

Property tax certificates

Fill out our online form to request a property tax certificate:

Request a property tax certificate

We will send your certificate by email within one business day.

Utility certificates

Fill out our online form to request a utility certificate from Kitchener Utilities:

Request a utility certificate

We will process your request for a utility certificate within five business days. We will mail your utility certificate after processing your request.

Updates on certificates

Call 519-741-2450 for a verbal update on the tax or utility certificate for up to 90 days after submitting your request.