Bill Inquiry and Payment Options

It's easy to keep your "social distance" and pay bills online.

To slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,  Harford County government is temporarily waiving credit card convenience fees for online payments made through the county website for property taxes, assessments, permits, and licenses.  The change is effective September 2 through December 31, 2020.

For the protection of the public and county employees, the following payment procedures will be implemented until further notice.

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020:  Harford County will no longer accept payments in-person at the Treasury office. The payment window will be closed. Payments can be made as follows:

  • Tax, Assessment or Water & Sewer Electronic payments - Please use the Property Bills Search link to pay your Tax, Assessment or Water & Sewer bills.

  • Telephone payments - For Taxes and Water & Sewer please call 1-844-836-9732

  • Mail payments - Harford County Dept. of the Treasury at 220 S. Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014.  Please provide a phone number and address on all payments.

  • Drop box (check or money order payments) - Located on the Bond Street side of the building at 220 S. Main Street. Please provide a phone number and address on all payments. No cash payments will be accepted at this time.

  • Lien sheet payments - Harford County will accept Lien sheet payments via the mail or electronically through the County website. These documents will be forwarded by mail or e-mail based on the designation of the submitter.

  • Deed payments - Harford County will accept Deed payments via the mail, or electronically through Simplifile at, or by calling 1-800-460-5657. Documents will not be available for pick up in the Treasury office after March 17. Treasury will mail documents to the submitter or deliver them to the courthouse.

Questions may be directed as follows:

Water and Sewer Billing - 410-638-3311 or

Liens and Recordings – 410-638-3269x1324 or

Tax and all other payments - 410-638-3269 or


As part of our commitment to provide citizens with efficient, convenient services, Harford County, Maryland has partnered with Official Payment Corporation, a third-party payment provider to offer electronic payments over the Internet or by telephone. The third-party provider will assess a convenience fee each time you utilize their service to make Tax and Assessment payments by credit/debit card. Harford County accepts Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® credit cards and electronic checks.

Tax and Assessment or Water & Sewer Payments:  Hotel Occupancy Tax: 

(This payment type is not for Tax, Assessment, or Water and Sewer payments.):
Lien Certificate:
  • Click here to apply for a:  "Lien Certificate"  (Once the account has been selected click "Apply for Lien Sheet for this Account" in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.)
Tickets and Fines:
  • Click here to pay: "Tickets/Fines"
  • Or to pay by phone call 1.844.836.9727

Tax & Assessment Payments 2.25% of payment (Fee is temporarily suspended through 12/31/2020) No Charge
Water & Sewer Bill Payments No Charge No Charge
All Other Payments No Charge No Charge