Online Payments

City of Fairfax offers various online payment methods. You are paying a bill to the CITY OF FAIRFAX (not Fairfax County). If your bill does not have the City of Fairfax printed on it, you are on the wrong website.

In order to continue, you MUST have a copy of your bill. You will need to know the account number printed on the bill and the total dollar amount to pay.

Electronic Check

You can now have your taxes and bills electronically paid from your checking or savings account. There is no service charge to pay by e-check.

  • Payment will be considered on-time as long as submission is made by the due date.
  • Simply provide us with information from your check, such as your bank routing number (9 digit number located in the lower left corner of your check) and account number.
  • We will automatically debit your checking or savings account.
  • If the bank returns your e-check payment because of invalid information provided, insufficient funds, etc. you will be responsible for paying the City of Fairfax the total of your e-check payment along with a $25 bank return charge fee.
  • Click here to pay by Electronic Check.
Credit Card Payment

City of Fairfax provides online credit card payment service for Personal Property Tax, Real Estate Tax, and Utility Bill through a secured site provided by a third party vendor; Official Payments. In order to make any payments over the Internet; you must have the following:
  • A browser with 128-bit encryption. Downloads to upgrade your browser are available from Microsoft Internet Explorer, Leaving City of Fairfax web site. or other site for your preferred browser.
  • Your bill. Your account number is printed on your bill.
  • A credit card. We accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover (NOVUS) credit cards. An Additional fee imposed by the service provider will apply (See Below).
Account Charged
FROM
TO
Fee
$ 1
$ 39.99
$ 1
$40 and above
2.5%