Paying your council tax

Pay by Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay if you have a post office, bank or building society account. View benefits of paying by Direct Debit.

How to switch to Direct Debit

Login to your Council Tax account or register for our online service to submit a direct debit application.


Telephone 020 8871 7799 with your Council Tax account reference and bank details to hand (when prompted choose option one).


Complete the Direct Debit Mandate and return it to:

Wandsworth Council
Council Tax Service
PO Box
SW18 9HN

Please do not send the form to your Bank or Building Society because we have to process it first.

Choose your payment date

You can choose between the 4, 11, 15, 18 or 25 of each month to pay your council tax by direct debit.

How do I change my payment date?

Login to your account or register for our online service, or telephone our automated direct debit line on 020 8871 7799.

What if I am paying by Standing Order?

If you have already made arrangements to pay by Standing Order, it is not too late to cancel the Standing Order with your Bank or Building Society and then change to payments by Direct Debit

Pay our council tax online

Pay your council tax online. You will need your Council tax account number.

View other ways to pay council tax.