You can easily change your school board designation online at MPAC.
It’s important to regularly verify your tax-directed support by either checking your property tax bill or by speaking to your landlord to confirm. By doing so, you make a conscious decision to support the board that best reflects your educational preferences, and you will also be able to vote in that board’s next municipal election for trustees.
In order to change your school board support, you must meet the following criteria:
Visit aboutmyproperty.ca to confirm and/or update your electoral information in a few easy steps. You can also change/update your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address. To confirm your electoral information on voterlookup.ca, you will need:
Take a few minutes to verify your information at aboutmyproperty.ca and encourage your friends and family to do the same.
Access the following guide for step-by-step instructions on checking and changing your direction of school support.
Even if you have been an English Separate (Catholic) school supporter in the past, the designation DOES NOT follow you when you relocate. Every time you move, it is essential that you re-declare yourself as a English Separate (Catholic) school supporter.
You don’t have to have children in school to direct your school support to Catholic education. In Greater Sudbury there are more people who DO NOT have children in school than DO have children in school. Their support is vital to the continuation of our Catholic education system. It is an investment in our future and all Catholic ratepayers are partners with Catholic educators in this investment.
This information is for property owners and tenants in Ontario who would like to change which school board they support through a portion of their property taxes.
To change the school board designation that MPAC has on file for you, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Complete Forms
Step 2: Using mail or email, submit the form:
Mail: Municipal Property Assessment
1340 Pickering Parkway, Suite 101
Pickering, ON L1V 0C4
Here in Ontario, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for collecting the information (name, date of birth, citizenship and school support) in order to create a Preliminary List of Electors for municipal and school board elections.
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation funded by all Ontario municipalities.
Their role is to accurately assess and classify all properties in Ontario. They do this in compliance with the Assessment Act and regulations set by the Government of Ontario.
MPAC is the largest assessment jurisdiction in North America, assessing and classifying more than 5 million properties in Ontario representing $3 trillion in property value.
MPAC is accountable to the Province, municipalities and property taxpayers of Ontario through a 13-member Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of provincial, municipal and taxpayer representatives appointed by the Minister of Finance.
If you require additional assistance, please contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Customer Contact Centre Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5 pm (EST) toll free at Toll Free 1 866 296-6722. Please have your 19-digit Roll number available (this can be found on your Property Assessment Notice).
Property Assessment Notice
MPAC’s Direction of School Support Guide
Application for Direction of School Support
Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)