Online Payments

Payments for Licenses and Permits started through OpenGov can be completed at the OpenGov portal:
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The City of Fall River’s Online Payments Center gives customers a convenient, efficient, and user-friendly way to pay bills online 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.  We are excited to offer residents an easy and convenient method to view and pay their real estate, motor vehicle excise, personal property tax, and water bills online. This is a fee-based service. 

Requirements

  • Internet Explorer Browser or Firefox
  • Pay with Checking Account (Electronic Funds Transfer), MasterCard or Discover
  • Current, full and exact payment of the balance.
  • A service fee is charged based on the transaction amount for each online credit card payment.

An email confirmation will be issued after the payment has been received.

Real Estate

Personal Property

Motor Vehicle Excise

Boat Excise Taxes

Public Utility payments

Municipal Lien Certificates

Please Note:

Payments made online are subject to bank verification

Payments made after the due date are subject to interest and penalties.




EMS Billing

Please Note:

Quick and secure way to pay your EMS bill or request your records.

Dog Licenses

Please Note:

Dog licenses are sold year-round and are valid from April 1 to March 31 of the following year.

A current rabies certificate with proof of spaying/neutering, if applicable, must be on file. If necessary, you will be contacted to forward a copy.

If licensing five dogs or more, a kennel license is required and can be purchased in person or by mail.

For more information, or to notify us if your dog has died or moved, please contact the office at 508-324-2220 or send an e-mail to city_clerk@fallriverma.gov.

Please be aware that all credit card transactions will show on your statement as Fall River Tax Pymt along with the convenience fee showing as Unibk Fall River Tx Fee

Licenses and Permits
(Issued by City Clerk)

Please email completed applications to city_clerk@fallriverma.gov and mail original completed applications to:

City Clerk
City of Fall River
One Government Center
Fall River, MA 02722

If needed, PDF applications can be found on the city’s website.

Business certificates must be notarized and completed in black ink.

Please be aware that all credit card transactions will show on your statement as Fall River Tax Pymt along with the convenience fee showing as: Unibk Fall River Tx Fee

Due to delays associated with refunds, please call 508-324-2220 or e-mail city_clerks@fallriverma.gov with any questions or concerns before placing your order.

Non-Criminal Citations

 

Please Note:

Payments for non-criminal violations payable to the City Clerk, such as dog, litter/bulky-item, snow removal and marijuana fines. Payments for motor vehicle/parking citations are payable to the Parking Clerk and may be made here.

 

Vital Records

Please Note:

Birth Certificates are on file for individuals born in Fall River or whose parents resided in Fall River at the time of their birth.

Marriage Certificates are on file only if the parties filed their intention with the City of Fall River. Please include both names on the form.

Death Certificates are on file only for individuals who died in the City of Fall River, who were Fall River residents at the time of their death, or any Veteran buried in Fall River.
A $5 mail processing fee is included with the purchase of the first record.

Due to delays associated with refunds, if you are not certain whether a record is filed with the City of Fall River, please call 508-324-2220 or email the City Clerk’s office city_clerk@fallriverma.gov with any questions or concerns before placing your order.

Please be aware that all credit card transactions will show on your statement as Fall River Tax Pymt along with the convenience fee showing as:Unibk Fall River Tx Fee

Funeral Directors

Please Note:

Due to delays associated with refunds, if you are not certain whether a record is filed with the City of Fall River, please call 508-324-2220 or email the City Clerk’s office city_clerk@fallriverma.gov with any questions or concerns before placing your order.

Traffic Payments
The online parking ticket system allows you to make a payment on any outstanding parking ticket issued to you by the City of Fall River.

 

Things you need to know when paying a parking citation online

  • You will need your ticket number
  • The state in which your vehicle is registered
  • Your vehicle’s license plate number to make a payment

      ** Payments are accepted by electronic check, MasterCard, Visa and Discover **