If you are already claiming housing benefit, the information below will apply to you.
To ensure your change in circumstances is processed as soon as possible your form should be posted to:
If you require further help or information, please phone 0345 600 6400 (charged at your local rate).
An overpayment is recoverable from either the person who caused, or the person who received the overpayment. Recovery thereof will not prejudice any criminal proceedings that may be taken by the council, in respect of fraudulent overpayments.
If you have received an invoice for overpayment and wish to pay back the full amount, or if you have an arrangement with us to repay an invoice, you can pay in a number of ways:
Via credit or debit card
Bank Name: Barclays Bank PLC
Sort Code: 20-58-25
Account Number: 53023915
You must also quote your invoice number as your reference.
Please make your cheque or postal order payable to Northumberland County Council and post to:
Northumberland County Council
Please ensure your invoice number is on the back of the cheque or postal order.
Please take your barcoded bill with you to any post office or pay point outlet.
The barcode on the front of your bill will be used to process your payment. There is no fee for this service.
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