Council tax - how to pay
also known as: Direct debit, Pay.
There are several ways you can pay your council tax – have a look at the options below to see which is most convenient for you.
Paying by Direct Debit
It is possible to set up a Direct Debit so that payments are
made automatically each month.
You can set up a Direct Debit or change the details of an
existing Direct Debit:
Pay your council tax online
Pay your council tax using a debit or credit card online
You will need your:
- council tax account number
- debit/credit card details
Alternatively, you can set up a Direct Debit to pay your council
Set up a Direct Debit online here
Pay your council tax over the phone
Payments can be made via our automated service 24 hours
per day, seven days a week by calling 0845 600
6400 or click
here for local telephone numbers.
Pay your council tax in person
You can pay with cash or cheque at any:
- Post Office
- customer information centre
Pay your council tax by post
You can pay your council tax by post by either sending a cheque
or postal order.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the questions we are frequently asked about
paying council tax. If you still have a query after reading these,
please don’t hesitate to get in touch.