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**COVID-19 UpdatePrince William County has re-opened county facilities to the public as of Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in accordance with Governor Northam's authorization of Phase 3. The Finance Department’s public-facing offices are Taxpayer Services and Real Estate Assessments. Taxpayer Services is fully operational for walk-in visitors, with the exception of the Ferlazzo building location which will remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19. Real Estate Assessments is open to the public by appointment only. Face coverings (as defined below) will be enforced in all County buildings. All other Finance offices will remain open for business virtually. For details on office locations, visit: Contact Us

Prince William County Government is committed to providing a safe workplace for all employees and customers. Consistent with the Governor’s Executive order 63, County employees that serve the public and members of the public aged ten and over are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing when entering, exiting, traveling through, and spending time inside Prince William County government facilities for the purpose of securing public services County buildings.


PAYMENT OPTIONS: When making a payment online or by telephone, you will need the eight-digit Tax Account number for the account you're paying.  The Tax Account number can be found on the billing statement (located top right corner). Tax Account numbers can also be obtained by calling 703-792-6710 (M-F 8AM - 5PM).   

Taxes are paid using one of the options:   

Online Electronic Check Payments   

    Click here you will need the Tax Account number listed on the tax bill.

Online Payments | additional fee applies - fee schedule

   Credit or Debit Card
   PayPal Payments - Account holder only
   PayPal Credit - no interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases over $99+

   Click here you will need the Tax Account number listed on the tax bill.

Telephone Credit Card Payments | additional fee applies - fee schedule

    Call 1-888-272-9829 | Jurisdiction Code 1036| Tax Account number listed on the tax bill.

Mail Check or Money Order

In Person Drop Off at a County Location  

Notice: Prince William County works directly with ACI Payments Inc. to provide convenient online and telephone payment options. The County is not affiliated with other online bill pay websites, including sites like DOXO. Using these sites may result in missed, delayed or unauthorized payments and unexpected charges and fees.  All online payments should be made through the County’s online Taxpayer Portal at


Payment Questions?

How to Pay Online from a Checking Account - Electronic Check (free service)

How to Pay by Credit/Debit Card

How to Pay by Telephone

How to Pay by Mail

How to Pay in Person/Drop Off at a County Location 

How to Reach us (Correspondence)  


Pay Online by Debit/Credit Card                                                                                         

Tax payments can be made online using American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card.

All online credit and debit card payments are subject to a service fee. The fee is based on the amount of the transaction. The service fee is paid directly to the company processing the card payment. No part of this fee goes to the County. Prior to authorizing payment, you will have the opportunity to review the fee amount and to decide whether to accept the fee or to cancel the transaction. 

For additional details on making a payment, click pay taxes online or by telephone.

 Click here to make a payment you will need the Tax Account number located on your billing statement.

Pay Online by electronic Check 

This service is free!  

An electronic check is a convenient way to make an online payment using your checking account.  

All electronic check payments are processed by the County.

To make a payment you will need:

  • Account number listed on the tax bill
  • Last or Business name
  • Amount you wish to pay
  • Checking account number
  • Bank routing number 

 Click here to make a payment.

Pay by Telephone

Tax payments can be made by telephone using American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card.

Call 1-888-272-9829 and enter jurisdiction code 1036.  

A service fee applies to credit and debit card transactions. The fee is based on the amount of the transaction. The service fee is paid directly to the company processing the payment. No part of this fee goes to the County.

Follow These Steps to Pay by Telephone:

  • Have pen, paper and tax bill ready before calling.  

  • Dial 1-888-2PAY TAX (1-888-272-9829) using a touch tone telephone.

  • When prompted, enter Jurisdiction Code 1036 for Prince William County.

  • Press 1 for Personal Property Tax.

  • Press 2 for Real Estate Tax. 

  • Enter the Tax Account numbers listed on the billing statement.    

The automated system will prompt you for the information it needs to process your payment. Be sure to write down the receipt number in case there are questions about your payment. 


Pay by Mail

Please make your check or money order payable to "Prince William County". 

For prompt processing, tax payments should be mailed with the tear off remittance slip placed in the return envelope that came with the tax bill.

A single check may be used to pay multiple bills. When paying multiple bills, please include with the payment the tear off remittance slips of each bill.

The directions on most tax bills direct you to return payment to PO Box 1600, Merrifield, VA 22116-1611. This address is a mail collection point for remittance processing. The County uses a remittance processor to ensure that transactions are accurately captured and posted.

If you are sending a payment and not using the remittance document and envelope, please send your payment to:

Prince William County
Taxpayer Services
PO Box 2467
Woodbridge, VA 22195-2467

Payments sent by express or overnight mail, package delivery, and mail that require a receipt signature should be sent to:

Prince William County
Taxpayer Services (1st FL)
1 County Complex Court
Woodbridge, VA 22192-9201

Pay in Person at a County Location  

Make a payment at one of three Taxpayer Services locations - Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 A.M. and 4 P.M.,  excluding County Holidays.  Payments options include cash, money order, check, pin-debit card, and Discover card.  A nominal service fee is added to all Discover Card payments.

Drop Box 24-hour  

Make a payment 24-hours a day seven days a week at a depository box located near the main entrance of any Taxpayer Services location. Drop off payment options include check and money order. Checks are to be made payable to: "Prince William County" or "PWC". To ensure payment is properly processed, please enclose your bill stub, account number, or other description of the bill to which payment is to be credited.  Drop-off payments on your schedule without the hassle of standing in line.  Easy. Simple. Secure. 

Drop Box Locations:

James J. McCoart Administration Building

1 County Complex Court, Prince William, VA  22192 

(near the intersection of Prince William Parkway and Hoadly Road)


Sudley North Government Center 

7987 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109

(near the Bull Run Regional Library)


Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building - CLOSED - Taxpayer Services located at Ferlazzo will remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19

15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191

(near the intersection of Route 1 and Cardinal Drive)



Telephone 703-792-6710
Taxpayer Services is available to help Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, excluding holidays.  Emails are typically answered within 24-48 business hours. 

 Normal Correspondence should be sent to:

Prince William County
Taxpayer Services
PO Box 2467
Woodbridge, VA 22195-2467      

Special Delivery Correspondence (express and overnight mail, packages, and delivery that requires a receipt or signature) should be sent to:

Prince William County
Taxpayer Services (1st FL)
1 County Complex Court   
Prince William, VA 22192-9201               


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