Pay your Council Tax

Ways to pay

You must pay your Council Tax by the first of each month. If you are on a low income and having problems paying your Council Tax, you can apply for the Council Tax Reduction Scheme.

Direct Debit logo

If you would like to pay in 1 payment or 12 monthly payments, please complete a direct debit application or email the Council Tax team with your request at

Payment methods

Direct Debit

It is secure and the easiest way to pay, once set up you don’t need to worry about making payments.

You can also amend the bank details or payment date on an existing Direct Debit.

Set up or change a Direct Debit

Paying by debit card

You can pay your Council Tax with a valid debit card.

Make an online payment


Via telephone, call 020 3045 5200.


You can pay your Council Tax with a valid debit card at the following Bexley Libraries:

Internet banking

You will need the Council’s bank details:

  • Sort code 51-70-14
  • Account number 21101183
  • your Council Tax reference number, this can be found on your bill

The Council Tax Budget information for 2019/20 can be viewed at Council Tax 2019 to 2020 (PDF, 2.77MB)