Choose how to pay your Council Tax

Choose to pay your council tax bill by Direct Debit, online, by telephone, post or via your bank or building society.

Other ways to pay

Payments by any other method other than Direct Debit must be received in your Council Tax account by the 5th of the month. If you pay at a bank, post office, by post or at a PayPoint outlet, allow enough time for the payment to reach us.

You can pay your Council Tax bill by telephone, by post, at your bank or building society at at a PayPoint outlet.

Pay by telephone

You can make a credit or debit card payment through our touchtone service.

Touchtone service
Telephone: 0345 3000 614 (option 3)

We recommend that you have your Council Tax account number handy, as well as a pen and paper to make a note of the reference number for your payment

Pay by post

Cheques should be made payable to Croydon Council.

You should write your 8 digit Council Tax account reference number on the back of the cheque and remember to include your payment slip.

Council Tax Team
London Borough of Croydon
Bernard Weatherill House
8 Mint Walk
Croydon, CR0 1EA

Do not send cash in the post. 

Pay via your bank or building society

To pay at a bank or building society counter you will need the giro credit slip which is printed on your Council Tax bill.

Local shop by PayPoint

You can pay your Council Tax at any outlet displaying the PayPoint logo using cash only. To make payment you will need to use the barcode that is printed on your Council Tax bill or payment slip.

To find the nearest PayPoint outlet use the PayPoint outlet locator on the PayPoint website.