Pay Council Tax
You can make a one-off payment, or set up regular payments, where the cost of your bill is split into 10 monthly payments. You can extend this to 11 or 12 months if that makes it easier for you to manage.
Pay your Council Tax online
Make a one-off payment by credit or debit card.
You’ll need the reference number and postcode from your Council Tax Bill.
There will be no charge for payments made by credit or debit card.
Make monthly Council Tax payments
You can pay on the 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th or 25th of the month. You can cancel this arrangement at any time.
You can pay in 10, 11 or 12 instalments. This will only apply to your main bill issued in April. For other bills, you will automatically receive the maximum number of instalments.
Online (processed in 1-3 working days)
In order to setup a Direct Debit online, you need to confirm:
By Post (processed in 5-10 working days)
If you are unable to confirm the above, you must download the Direct Debit form (PDF 127 KB).
And return the completed form to:
London Borough Barnet
Other ways to pay your council tax
Bacs, telephone or internet banking
Provide these details to your bankers. It is important that these account details are used only for Council Tax payments.
For International Payments you will need to quote:
BIC or Swift Code
Send cheques and postal orders, made payable to London Borough of Barnet to:
Please write your account reference on the reverse of the cheque or postal order.
Please do not send any other correspondence to this address.
We do not accept third party or post-dated cheques.
You can use the barcode reference on your bill to pay at any Paypoint outlet. You can no longer use this barcode to pay at the Post Office.
There’s no extra charge for using Paypoint.
Email us at email@example.com if you wish to settle your account in yearly or half yearly instalments.
If you are having problems setting up payment for your Council Tax call us on 020 8359 2000.