PUBLIC NOTICE: MUNICIPAL ACCOUNTS PAYMENT – Shoprite Checkers no longer a payment option
Shoprite Checkers no longer accepts payments for municipal accounts for George Municipality with immediate effect.
NEW PAYMENT BANNER ON MUNICIPAL WEBSITE MAKES PAYMENT SIMPLE AND EASY
George Municipality has installed a brand new Pay Your Account banner on the municipal website – pay your account with one click! www.george.gov.za
OTHER PAYMENT OPTIONSAccounts can be paid via electronic transfer (EFT – see details below), via Unipay, by clicking on the QR code on your statement, Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths, BOXER, GAME, SPAR and Pep.
Please take your most recent available account statement with you so that the shop can access the bar code that connects your payment to your GRG account number.
If you do not have a printed account, ensure that you have the 20 digit number written down to provide the teller with.Ratepayers in Uniondale can get hard copies of their accounts and pay at the Uniondale Post Office, Pep Stores and Uniondale Municipal Office, 39 Voortrekker Steet. To register you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 044 752 1024 for more information. In Haarlem ratepayers can get hard copies and pay their accounts at the Haarlem Municipal Office, 99 Berg Street, to register you can email email@example.com or phone 044 763 1013.
Bank details for electronic payment:
First National Bank (FNB)
Account Type: Public Sector Cheque Account
Account Name: George Municipality
Account Number: 62869623150
Branch Code: 210554
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ
Reference: your GRG account number
Proof of payment is to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE YOUR DETAILS USING OUR SIMPLE FORM ON OUR WEBSITE
A reminder that accounts are no longer issued by post, they are only emailed to residents. Update your details quickly and simply with our new form, simply click on the Banner Update Your Details on the municipal website www.george.gov.za
Other options to access your Account
- A hard copy of your monthly account can be printed at the cash hall of the Municipality’s main building situated at 71 York Street or our Area Offices in BLANCO, CONVILLE, PACALTSDORP, NEW DAWN PARK, ROSEMOOR, PROTEA PARK, TOUWSRANTEN as well as the Thembalethu and Waboomskraal Thusong Centres on request.
- Ratepayers can VIEW and PAY their accounts by clicking on the Unipay link www.unipay.co.za or by scanning the QR code on their account.
- Ratepayers can still VIEW their Account Totals on the George Municipal App at https://george.comunity.me/p/george/ – currently you are not able to Pay or Print via the APP.
- Phone in on 044 801 9009/4/17 or 044 801 9135 or 044 801 9518. Please provide your GRG account number and contact details (email address, telephone number) with all enquiries.
OVERDUE DEBT WILL BE RECOVERED THROUGH PREPAID METER SYSTEM
Residents are advised to take note that any overdue debts owing to the municipality, will be recovered through the prepaid electricity meter system, as per the Credit Control and Debt Collection Policy. This means that if you have not paid your account in fulL, when you purchase prepaid electrical units from a vendor, at least 50% of your overdue debt will be paid off by your purchase, and the remaining amount will reflect as pre-paid electricity units.
HOW TO CHECK WHAT YOUR OVERDUE DEBT IS?
If you are not sure what your overdue debt is, please phone in to 044 801 9009/4/17 or 044 801 9135 or 044 801 9518. Provide your GRG account number and contact details (email address, telephone number) with all enquiries. A duplicate statement can also be requested at email@example.com. Payment is due by the 15th of the following month.
DUE DATE FOR PAYMENT
Payment is due by the 15th of the following month. If you haven’t received a statement by the 15th, it is suggested you pay an average amount, request an account via email or check your account totals on the George Municipality Mobile Application (App). A duplicate statement can also be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your GRG account number on request.