Online Payments

Make an online payment

Can I pay my bills online?

If you have a Reference Number for each bill being paid you can use the online payment method.

  • Council Tax - an eight digit account number beginning with 6 or 7
  • Business Rates - an eight digit account number beginning with 9
  • Housing Benefit Overpayments - the invoice numbers start with a 8 and are normally 7 digits long including the 8 
  • An invoice with an eight digit invoice number beginning with 4
  • Parking Penalty reference beginning with GA

Payments made before 5.00pm will normally be credited to your account within the following working day.

What kinds of cards can I use?

The following types of credit/debit card can be used:-

  • Delta
  • Mastercard
  • Solo
  • Maestro
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron

Payments made by credit card will incur an additional charge (currently 1%) unless the payment is for a Parking Penalty.

Please note that you must make separate transactions for each different card you want to use.

What about privacy and security?

Our Online Payments service has been designed to ensure maximum security and confidentiality. When you make an Online Payments, you will be asked to provide your credit/debit card details. This information will only be used to complete the transaction/s and will not be used for any other purpose and is subject to the Councils Data Protection registration and Privacy Statement. Actual financial transactions are processed within a secure environment to protect your transactions. Once your transaction has been completed and you move to another web page, you will receive a warning message advising that you will be redirected back to an insecure site. This should not cause concern - your credit/debit card information is NOT transmitted out of the secure site.

Make an online payment

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