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Pay my Council Tax

There are a number of payment options available in order to pay your council tax.

 

Direct debit

Online

Automated telephone payments

In person

Internet banking

Direct debit

Direct debit is the easiest and most convenient way to pay your council tax.
Direct Debit payments are protected by the pdf icon Direct Debit Guarantee [739kb].

With direct debit you have the choice of either the 1st, 8th, 15th or the 23rd of the month as instalment dates. All other payment methods require payment on the 1st of each month.
 

Download the direct debit instruction to complete and post to us
 

Alternatively, please contact one of our UConnect Customer Service Operators who will be happy to set up a direct debit with you over the telephone or they can put a direct debit instruction in the post to you. Telephone 01799 510510 or email uconnect@uttlesford.gov.uk. Direct Debit forms are also available for completion in person at either the Saffron Walden Council Offices or the Great Dunmow CSC.

Please continue to make payment by your current method until you receive a new bill showing details of the Direct Debit payments that will be requested from your bank.

Online

You can pay your monthly council tax bill securely online. The payments system has been designed to be used with Internet Explorer. Please note that there will be an additional 1.4% charge for any payment made by credit card. There will not be an additional charge for any payment made by debit card.
 

Pay your council tax bill online
 

Please note that the facility to pay online is unavailable between 5.25pm and 5.40pm every day.

Automated telephone payments

Call 01799 510551 to use our automated telephone system. This is an automatic system allowing you to give your payments details over the phone quickly and efficiently, without having to wait to speak to a member of staff.
Please have your card details, council tax reference number and the amount you would like to pay ready. This service is available 24 hours a day seven days a week. You will be given a confirmation number at the end of the transaction so it may also useful to have a pen and paper handy.

Alternatively, if you would like to speak to a person, telephone payments can be made by phoning 01799 510510, where a UConnect Customer Service Operator will be happy to assist you.

In person

Payment may be made by credit or debit card at either of the offices listed below:

Uttlesford District Council
Council Offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4ER
Uttlesford District Council
Great Dunmow Library
White Hart Way
Great Dunmow
Essex
CM6 1FS
Click here to see the Saffron Walden office on MultimapClick here to see the Dunmow office on Multimap

Cash Payments

Cash payments can also be deposited in one of our ATM machines located at the above offices. Please note that these facilities are only available during office hours, 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4pm Friday.

Internet banking

If this facility is available through your bank please follow the instructions already provided by your bank and quote both your council tax reference number and the Council's bank details which are Account Number 20999555 and Sort Code 20-74-05.

If you would like help understanding your council tax bill, view the  pdf icon Council Tax Leaflet [10Mb] .

 

Contact the Council Tax department

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