Pay your Council Tax

There are many ways to pay your Council Tax, including by Direct Debit, online, via our 24 hour payment line, or in person at a Post Office or PayPoint location.

Direct Debit

Setting up a Direct Debit is quick and easy.

You'll need:

  • Council Tax account number
  • bank name, branch and sort code
  • bank account number on the name(s) on the account

Set up a Council Tax Direct Debit 

To change your Direct Debit instruction, please fill in a new form.

Important - If you have previously cancelled a direct debit, have a history of unpaid direct debit instalments, or you have received a Council Tax reminder, summons or liability order we may not accept your request to pay by direct debit. We will notify you by email if this is the case.

If you wish to discuss your Council Tax payments further, please contact us on 01623 463463.

If you have received a reminder, final notice or summons, please select option 3 to speak with our Debt Recovery team or you may also email


Paying online is easy and secure.  We accept all major credit and debit cards.

Make a payment online

You'll need your Council Tax account number.  This can be found on the top right of your Council Tax bill.

By phone

Our automated telephone line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 01623 428632.

In person

Allow three working days for your payment to reach your account.  

Request a copy of your Council Tax bill

PayPoint outlet: Take your Council Tax bill with you.

Find your nearest PayPoint outlet

At the Post Office: You can pay by cash, cheque or card.  Make cheques payable to Post Office Ltd.  Take your Council Tax bill with you.

Find your nearest Post Office