Pay Council Tax by direct debit

Set up or amend a direct debit online

You will need:

  • an email address
  • your Council Tax account number
  • the address of the relevant property
  • your bank or building society account sort code and account number.

Set up or amend a Direct Debit online

Your payments can be spread over 10 or 12 months within the current financial year. You can choose to set up your instalments to pay on the 1st, 5th, 16th or last day of each month.

You can also choose to pay in one annual instalment on 30 April every year. 

If you cannot complete the online form, you can set up your Direct Debit over the phone

0131 608 1111

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