Request a tax certificate

A tax certificate is a legal document that shows annual tax payments, any current or prior year arrears and any local improvements billed to the property. Tax certificates are typically requested by lawyers during a property transfer or purchase.

 Regular requests

Regular tax certificate requests take up to 5-10 business days to process. Mail your complete tax certificate letter request and cheque to the following address:


Town of Milton, Tax Division

PO Box 400
Milton, ON L9T 4Z1


For courier delivery:

Town of Milton, Tax Division
150 Mary St.
Milton, ON L9T 6Z5


It costs $55 to request a regular tax certificate. Cheques are payable to Town of Milton.
 Rush requests
We can process rush tax certificate requests within one business day after receiving payment. Complete your tax certificate letter request and submit it by email. For rush certificates, you can pay using credit card. Please send your request first and then call 905-864-4142 to process your payment between the hours of 9 am- 4 pm Monday-Friday.


It costs $75 to request a rush tax certificate.

Tax receipts, duplicate bills or statements

Additional tax receipts, bills or statements, can be printed for a fee of $25. 

E-mail requests 
Property owners can order these documents via e-mail.  Include your name, property address, which document you would like to order, and that you authorize a $25 fee to be added to your account.  Once you receive the document via e-mail (within 1-3 business days) you can pay the $25 to your roll number using online banking. 

Please note that by selecting this method, the document may display the $25 as outstanding on your tax account.

 In person requests
Property owners can order these documents in person at Town Hall (150 Mary Street; Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm).  Please bring Government issued photo ID; payment of $25 can be made by cash, cheque or debit.  The document will be printed immediately following payment.