You can pay your council tax using your Debit or Credit card free of charge. You will need to have your council tax reference number, which is shown on your bill, in order to make your payment.
If you would like to pay using your own internet banking service, our Bank details are:
Branch: Lloyds Bank Plc, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sort Code: 30-93-71
Account Number: 63352060
Account Name: Newcastle City Council Account
Please quote your twelve digit council tax reference number to make sure your payment is allocated to your account and avoid the possibility of a reminder. This can be found under your address on your council tax bill.
Direct Debit is the easiest and most convenient way to pay and you have all the control. It is also very cost effective for the council which in turn helps us keep council tax low. You need a bank or building society account and all you have to do is fill in a Direct Debit application form or phone us on 0191 278 7878 and set up your instruction over the phone. You can also access this form online here.
You can even choose when we take the money from your account with a choice of dates - weekly or fortnightly payments on a Monday or Friday or any day from 1st to 28th for monthly payments. You can also apply to pay in 12 monthly instalments.
You can set up a standing order with your bank. They will give you a form to fill in which you will need to complete quoting the monthly payments specified on your council tax bill.
You can pay by cash or cheque at the Post Office, or by cash only at any PayPoint outlet in places like shops and local garages. Please contact us to request a swipe card.
You can pay your council tax using your Debit or Credit card free of charge by phoning 0191 278 7878 . You will need to have your council tax reference number, which is shown on your bill, in order to make your payment. When phoning to make a payment you should ask for "payments". When asked pleased state the payment you would like to make is "council tax".
You can send us your regular payment by cheque or postal order. Please do not send cash in the post. Make the cheque or postal order payable to Newcastle City Council and write your council tax twelve digit reference number and first line of your address on the back. The address to send payments to is:
Newcastle City Council