Pay Council Tax

You need your account reference number to pay your Council Tax. This is shown on your Council Tax bill.

To view your balance and for online eBilling, register for our Council Tax online service.

Ways to pay

Direct Debit

Pay Council Tax by Direct Debit.

Paying by Direct Debit is simple. It will also help us keep your Council Tax low, because it keeps our costs low. View the benefits of paying by Direct Debit.

Debit or credit card

There is a surcharge of 1.4% if you pay by credit card. There is no charge for debit cards.

Pay securely online using a debit or credit card.

Internet banking

View our bank details to pay by internet banking.

Other ways to pay

You can pay:

  • by telephone
  • by post
  • at a Post Office
  • at a PayPoint location

View other ways to pay.

By monthly instalments

You can choose to spread your payments over 12 months instead of 10 instalments.

Let us know if you want to pay over 12 instalments through your online Council Tax account. Find out more about how to pay in 12 instalments.

International payments

View the details you need to make an international payment.