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

On this page: 

  1. Order a certificate online
  2. Order a certificate by mail

Order a certificate online

You can order your certificate online here:

Request a property tax certificate

Your certificate will be emailed to you within one business day.

Order a certificate by mail

Submit your request and a cheque payable to the City of Kitchener for $60 by mail or courier:

City of Kitchener – Revenue Division
PO Box 1113
Kitchener, ON
N2G 4R6

City of Kitchener – Revenue Division
200 King St W, 3rd Floor Berlin Tower
Kitchener, ON
N2G 4G7

A tax certificate can take up to five business days to process from the date of receipt of the request. We will mail your tax certificate after processing your request.

You can receive a verbal update on any tax certificate for up to 90 days by calling (519) 741-2450.