Tax Payments

Tax Bill Payment Options: VISA, Master Card or Electronic Check

The Treasurer’s Office now accepts payments for Royal Oak tax bills via the internet or by telephone. This service is provided by Official Payments.

Service Fees include:

Credit Cards: 2.55% of the payment amount, with a minimum service fee of
$1.95 per payment transaction

Debit Cards: 1.00% of the payment amount, with a minimum service of
$1.00 per payment transaction

E-checks: $1.00 per payment transaction

For further instructions, information and to get started just click this link: Pay
Taxes On-line

Information you will need to know when using the payment system

  • Your Parcel ID or your property address

To pay by telephone, dial 844-811-4905

Note: Invalid charges, such as insufficient funds, will be subject to additional fees.

The City Treasurer's Office handles all Tax Bills and Payments for the City

Beginning March 1, 2016 all delinquent taxes must be paid to the Oakland County Treasurer’s Office with additional interest and Penalties. For additional information on the delinquent tax payment, please call Oakland County Treasurer’s office at


Other Payment Options

By Mail: Send the top portion of your tax statement with your check
in the enclosed return envelope. The bottom portion, together with your
cancelled check, will serve as your receipt. If you would like, you may send in
the entire bill, with a self-addressed, stamped envolope and the treasurer's
office will mark the bottom portion of your tax bill and return it to you.

Make your check payable to
"City of Royal Oak" and send to:
   City of Royal Oak Treasurer's Office
   PO Box 64
   Royal Oak MI 48068-0064.

In Person: Treasurer's Office is on the 1st floor in City Hall,
located at 211 S Williams Street. Taxpayers who have escrow arrangements with
banks or other financial institutions paying taxes on their behalf will not
receive a bill. If a tax bill is received, please notify the Treasurer's office
and forward the bill to your mortgage company for payment. Any taxpayer who
pays his or her own bill and fails to receive it should contact the Treasurer's
Office by calling (248) 246-3140.

Open Cashier Hours:
Mon-Thu: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. to noon

A drop box is located next to the front door of City Hall for any payments you wish to make after hours.

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