Official Payments

Official Payments is a third-party payment service provider. You can pay online or by phone using a credit or debit card or electronic check. Convenience fees apply (see below).

Make Payments

Official Payments is a third-party payment service provider and will charge a convenience fee. Multnomah County does not collect or retain any portion of the fee. The links below will take you to their website.

Pay with debit or credit card

  • If paying online by debit card (Visa or Mastercard) the fee will be 1% of payment, $1 minimum.

  • If paying online by credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, or MasterCard) the fee will be 2.35% (no minimum).

Pay with electronic check

  • Payments made by electronic check will be charged a fee of 50 cents.

Automated phone payment:  1.877.542.5990

What you need to know about using Official Payments

Property account number

Look on your property tax statement for the account number (property ID) and amount due. If you are paying multiple tax accounts, enter a separate payment for each account.

Convenience fee

Official Payments charges a convenience fee for payments made online or by phone. 

On-time reminder

Your payment transaction must be completed before 12 midnight (Pacific time) on the due date.  If a valid payment is not completed by the due date, discounts cannot be allowed and interest will be charged.

Contact Official Payments

For more information or to verify a payment made through Official Payments, visit or call toll free 1.800.487.4567 (Monday through Friday 5 am - 5 pm Pacific time).