E-Services / E-Payments

We recognize that visiting City Hall during our office hours is not always possible or convenient to request services or make payments for your city accounts.

The City of Portage la Prairie offers a variety of E-Services and online and other payment options to ensure uninterrupted access to services. For all other inquiries please call the general line 204-239-8309.



Downloadable PDF: Interac e-Transfer Instructions

e-Transfers are available for any payment type to the City of Portage la Prairie. They provide quick same-day service. Customers use their online banking to make an e-Transfer. e-Transfer fees are set by your bank or credit union. Fees generally range from free to $1.50 each, depending on your account type. e-Transfer payment amounts may be up to $3,000 per transaction, check with your bank or credit union on the limit amount for your account.

Credit Card Payments

Pay online with your credit card by using Pay Simply at www.paysimply.ca.   This online payment option is available to pay for parking tickets, parking passes, utility accounts, City of Portage la Prairie invoices, tax accounts, or cemetery fees. Please note, there is a 2.5% fee paid by the customer for this service (a $3,000 tax bill payment will have a $75 fee for the customer) and payments can take 3-5 days to process.


Water Services


Eliminate the need for paper water bills to be mailed to you. Sign up for E-Billing and we will deliver your bills to your email address. A green solution – less paper plus less paper to store or eventually dispose of in a secure manner. Sign up for e-Billings.

Monthly Payment Plan

Pay your water bill monthly on a budget. Equal payments are debited from your bank or credit union account on a monthly basis. An easier way to manage your household expenses. Sign up for the Monthly Payment Plan.

Preauthorized Payment Plan

Pay your 3 month bill through automatic debit from your bank or credit union account. Do you need to remember to pay your bill by the due date – we will take care of that for you. Sign up for Preauthorized Bills.

Water Turn on or off Request

You may request a new water turn on or off request electronically. No need to visit City Hall to request these services, any applicable fees will be invoiced. Snowbirds or those who will be away from their residence for an extended time period are ideal users of this service.

Request a Water Turn On
Request a Water Turn Off

Property Tax Services

Tax Installment Payment Plan (T.I.P.P)

Pay your property taxes monthly on a budget. Sign up for the TIPP (Tax Installment Payment Plan) program to pay your property taxes on a monthly basis. Payments will be automatically deducted from your bank or credit union account. Sign up for TIPP.

Other Services

Business License

Applying for a new or renewing your business license? Use this service. Click HERE to request a Business License.