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Electronic rate notices

Paperwork piling up waiting to be filed? Sign up to receive your rates notice electronically. With two great options, simply choose the best one for you. Here's how.

Signing up for electronic rates notice is easy and can be done from the comfort of your own surrounds. Depending on whats right for you, you can choose to receive your rates notice via BPAY View® or MyPost Digital Mailbox.

Once you're signed up, you can then view, download and pay your Rates Notice online.

BPAY View®

View, download and pay your next Rate Notice via Internet banking.

It's the faster, hassle-free and environmentally friendly and secure way to view and pay your bills. BPAY View offers easy access to pay and track your notices, whilst being kind to the environment by cutting down on paper and reducing our carbon footprint.

Register for BPAY View®

To use BPAY View, you will need to be registered for internet banking with your financial institution.

Once logged in locate the BPAY View section and follow the steps to add or register a new BPAY View biller. To receive your rates notice through BPAY View enter the following details:

  • Rate Notice
  • Biller Code:5074
  • Reference Number: use the Bpay Reference Number from your previous Rate Notice
  • Valuation Number: use the Valuation Number from your previous Rates Notice

Once details have been entered, you will be notified via email of successful registration.

Receiving your Rate Notice

Once registered with BPAY View, your next Rate Notice will be sent electronically only, and your financial institution will notify you when this occurs (via email, SMS or internal internet banking messages - depending on notifications available/activated with your financial institution). Your notice will be available when you next log on to your internet banking.

The electronic copy of your notice will look exactly the same as the printed version, and you can also choose to print and save your own copy if desired.

You will receive a payment reminder (depending on your financial institution) up to two (2) days prior to the due date. When making a BPAY payment from the BPAY View section of your internet banking site, the amount to pay and reference numbers will be pre-populated to make it easier for you.

Otherwise, you can still use the alternate payment methods outlined on your notice.

If you have any additional questions, visit the BPAY website or contact your financial institution.

BPAY® and BPAY View® are registered trademarks of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518

MyPost Digital Mailbox

Rate Notices are available online through MyPost Digital Mailbox.

Your mail is delivered electronically, this service is simple to use and FREE!

Registering

To receive your Rates Notice via your digital mailbox you will need to do is sign up.

Visit digitalmailbox.com.au and click ‘Sign up’. For security purposes they will email you to verify the request. Once received, follow the prompts to activate your digital mailbox.

Rates Notice

  • Reference Number: use the Post Billpay Reference Number from your previous Rates Notice
  • Valuation Number: use the Valuation Number from your previous Rates Notice

Receiving your Rates Notice

Once registered with MyPost Digital Mailbox, all future Rates Notices will be sent electronically to your digital mailbox.

MyPost Digital Mailbox will notify you when future Rates Notices arrive. You can manage your notifications through your digital mailbox.

Simply log in to MyPost Digital Mailbox to view and pay your notice. The electronic copy of your notice will look exactly the same as the printed version.

You have the option to pay the account from the digital bill by clicking on the 'Pay Now' button. Or you can use any other payment methods detailed on the Rates Notice.

As well as paying your bill from your digital mailbox, you can also print, download and/or store your own copy as required.

If you have any additional questions, have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions, or visit theMyPost Digital Mailbox website.

FAQs

Will I receive other City of Darwin notices or accounts via electronic mail as well?

At this stage the only notices or accounts available from City of Darwin through BPAY View or MyPost Digital Mailbox is your Rates Notice. If you receive Rates Notices for a number of properties you need to register each property separately.

What if I'm outside Australia, can I still receive rate notices electronically?

BPAY View

Yes, if you use Internet banking through an Australian financial institution. Otherwise, if you only have an overseas bank account, you won't be able to use the BPAY View service.

MyPost Digital Mailbox

Yes, you must have a physical address in Australia and an Australian mobile telephone number in order to register for MyPost Digital Mailbox.

Will I still receive a rates notice through the mail once I register to receive notices electronically?

BPAY View

No, once you have registered to receive your Rates Notice via BPAY View, you will no longer receive the notices in the mail.

MyPost Digital Mailbox

No, once you have registered to receive your Rates Notice via MyPost Digital Mailbox, you will no longer receive these types of notices in the mail.

What about the inserts and brochures that normally come with the hardcopy notice?

No problem, you'll be able to view all the brochures and notices that normally come in the mail online by clicking on the City of Darwin link provided.

If I receive my notice electronically can I still use other payment methods?

BPAY View

Yes, you can still use any other available payment method (including Direct Debit). However, making payments by BPAY payment is easy with BPAY View as the amount to pay and reference numbers will be pre-populated for you.

MyPost Digital Mailbox

Yes, you can still use any other available payment method detailed on the Rate Notice. However, clicking on the ‘Pay Now’ button will direct you to the applicable City of Darwin Bill Payment Service page for the Rates Notices.

I'm having trouble registering for BPAY View or MyPost Digital Mailbox and need more information.

BPAY View

If you need assistance with registering for Internet banking and/or the BPAY View service, visit www.bpayview.com.au, or contact your financial institution.

BPAY and BPAY View are registered trademarks of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518

MyPost Digital Mailbox

If you need assistance with registering, have forgotten your log in details or other details regarding MyPost Digital Mailbox service, visit www.digitalmailbox.com.au

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