Make A Payment
To make a payment, submit your employee roster through the Employer Portal.
To calculate contribution amount, review the ordinances. HCSO or HAO.
Be sure to make your payment within the payment deadlines. For most employers covered under the Health Care Security Ordinance, payment is due within 30 days after the end of each quarter. For SFO Airport Employers covered under the Healthy Airport Ordinance, monthly payment is due within 15 days after the end of the month. If you have questions about payment deadlines, contact the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement.
Payment can be made two ways.
1. By Mail
After submitting a roster, the employer must generate a statement electronically through the Employer Portal and include the payment stub/remittance coupon with the check. Make check payable to San Francisco City Option. Include the Roster ID Number on the check. The mailing address is:
San Francisco City Option
P.O. Box 7720
San Francisco, CA 94120-7720
Pay online using the following methods:
- Electronic Funds Transfer: Employer will need their organization’s bank routing and account number.
- Credit Card: Employer will need organization’s credit card information. Please note that this payment method will incur a processing fee of 2.8% (with a minimum charge of $1.95).
After Your Payment
The Health Care Security Ordinance requires the employer to provide an employee with notice after the first payment to the SF City Option Program on behalf of the participant. Employers can download Welcome to SF City Option and Health Care Payment Confirmation notices. The employer may deliver these notices to the employee by mail, by email, or in person.
Download SF City Option collateral in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Tagalog.