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Rates and Government rent due by July 29

Demand notes for rates and/or Government rent for the quarter from July to September 2022 have been issued, and payment should be made by July 29, 2022.

The demand notes have reflected the rates concession for this quarter, subject to a ceiling of $1,500 and $5,000 for each rateable domestic and non-domestic tenement respectively. Any unused portion of the concession in this quarter will not be used to offset the outstanding rates in any other quarter. The concession does not apply to payment of Government rent.

Payment can be made :

  1. by using autopay or electronic means (such as PPS, bank automated teller machines (ATMs), the Faster Payment System (FPS) or the Internet);
  2. by uploading an e-Cheque/e-Cashier’s Order via the Pay e-Cheque portal;
  3. by sending a crossed cheque to the Treasury, PO Box No. 28000, Gloucester Road Post Office, Hong Kong (please note that mail with insufficient postage will be rejected); or
  4. in person at any of the post offices or designated convenience stores in Hong Kong (i.e. 7-Eleven, Circle K, VanGo or U select). For enquiry of the addresses and opening hours of post offices, please call Hongkong Post’s enquiry hotline at 2921 2222 or visit their website:

If members of the public have not received the demand notes, they may obtain replacement demand notes or enquire the amount payable by (i) visiting the Rating and Valuation Department’s website at; (ii) calling 2152 0111; (iii) fax 2152 0113; or (iv) in person at the Rating and Valuation Department, 15/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon.

A surcharge of 5 per cent will be imposed for late payment and a further surcharge of 10 per cent will be levied on the amount (including the 5 per cent surcharge) that remains unpaid six months after the payment deadline.

To support environmental protection, payers are advised to utilise the free eRVD Bill service to receive e-bills and make payments. They are also encouraged to settle bills by autopay or other means of e-payment (e.g. PPS, ATM, the Internet or e-Cheque/e-Cashier Order) in order to save queuing time. Application forms for autopay are obtainable from the Rating and Valuation Department, District Offices and major banks in Hong Kong or by telephoning 2152 0111. Payers may also download the form from the Rating and Valuation Department’s website.

8 July 2022