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Lawyer Information


Tax certificates

A tax certificate is a legal document typically purchased by lawyers or financial institutions that shows the annual taxes and any current or prior year arrears on a given property.

Tax certificate are available for a fee of $65. Rush/same-day tax certificates are available for a fee $75. Please pay by cheque made payable to: Municipality of Clarington

Mailing address:
Municipality of Clarington
Tax Department
40 Temperance Street
Bowmanville, ON  L1C 3A6

Verbal tax information

Verbal tax information is available once we have received the tax certificate request and full payment in our office. We provide verbal updates to printed tax certificates for up to 90 days from the date the tax certificate is issued. If you require additional information after this time, you must purchase a new tax certificate.

Transfer deeds

Transfer deeds are required to process a change of ownership. Please send via email to or fax to 905-623-4169.

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