How to pay by internet banking

Find out the payment references you'll need to pay via your bank's online banking app.

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All you need is your reference, such as your rates valuation number or your dog owner number. Then  we'll do all the work for you.

Standard bill payments

You can pay two different ways via internet banking.

  1. A bill payment. Your bank* may have Tasman District Council set up under bill payments option as a payee.  If so, you may be asked to choose from up to five options: Rates, Water, Dog Registrations (you will still need to send in your dog registration form), Debtors, or Other. You will be prompted by the bank for the information required, however see below for more detail.   

    * Currently ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Cooperative Bank, HSBC, Kiwibank, NBS, TSB, Westpac   

  2. A one-off payment. For a one-off payment please use our bank account:
  • Tasman District Council
  • ASB
  • 12-3193-0002048-03
  • Swift Code (for overseas payments): ASBBNZ2A

Payment references

It's very important to get the reference right, so we can ensure that your payment goes to the right place.

Payment Type





Surname & Initials of Ratepayer


Valuation Roll number - this can be found near the top of your rates invoice in bold and will be 10 to 12 numbers long – some may have letters at the end please include this on the payment, eg, 1958035800 or 1958035800A.


Surname & Initials of Ratepayer


Account Number near the top right hand of your water invoice in bold starts with a W - please include the W as well as the number eg; W42191.

Dog Registration

Surname & Initials of Registered Dog Owner

The word “Dog Reg”

Dog Owner Number - in top right hand corner of Registration invoice.  Note that you must still provide Council with your completed Registration form to receive your new tag.

An invoice

Surname & Initials as shown on the invoice

Invoice Number - on top right hand side of invoice

Account No – on top right hand side of the invoice.  Could be a combination of letters or numbers, eg, RM140690, BC145632, 16792.

Consent Deposits

Surname & Initials of applicant

The words “RC Dep” or “BC Dep” (depending on what type of deposit it is for)

Address (or as much of address as you can fit in). If the address is too long, we suggest you separately email a note detailing the payment to

Parking Ticket 


Surname & Initials of Vehicle Owner

Registration Number

Notice No – located near top centre of infringement - printed in red. Eg; 024234

Library Fees & Charges

Surname & Initials of card holder

The word “Library”

Library Barcode Number (shown on your Library card, eg, U00922536)

LIM Payment


Surname & Initials of applicant

The words

“LIM Payment”

Address of property LIM is for.  NB: if you have been issued an invoice for the LIM please use the Invoice payment details listed above.)

A few important notes

  • When you move properties, please remember to update your references so you don’t pay someone else’s account.
  • If you are paying for more than one property or account, please make individual payments with the correct references, or alternatively email a remittance including a detailed list of the accounts being paid to

We're here to help if you need us

Please contact us on 03 5438400 or at if:

  • You've got another type of payment
  • If you are having difficulties making payments using these details
  • Your account is in arrears and you wish to discuss payment options.

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