Ways to pay your Council Tax
Paying by Direct Debit
Direct Debit is the safest and easiest way to pay your Council Tax.
Pay over 10 or 12 monthly payments on either the 1st or 20th of the month.
- Download a Direct Debit form, complete it and send it to us.
- Telephone 0300 123 0900 to set up a Direct Debit over the phone
(please have your bank details to hand).
You can pay your Council Tax online, through our secure online payment facility, using most
major credit or debit cards (not Diners Card or American Express).
Your 13 digit Council Tax account number is required to make a payment.
Other ways to pay
Pay by debit or credit card over the phone on 0300 123 0900:
- Press option 1 for automated payment facility.
- Press option 2 to speak to someone before making a payment.
You can send your payment to:
South Ayrshire Council
Ayr KA7 1ED
Make cheques and postal orders payable to South Ayrshire Council. Please write your
account number on the back of the cheque. Do not send cash.
At a Post Office, Payzone or PayPoint outlet
You can pay your Council Tax at a Post Office, Payzone or PayPoint outlet using the following methods:
With a payment card
If you have a plastic payment card you can pay by cash or cheque at any Post Office or any shop with Payzone or PayPoint outlet. There is no charge for this service.
All Council Tax bills and recovery notices have a Barcode on them that can be used
to make payment either at our customer service centres or at any Post Office,
Payzone or PayPoint outlet.
Paying in person
You can pay your Council Tax at our customer service centres.
By standing order or tele banking
You can pay by standing order or tele banking through your bank. You will require
our account and sort codes to do this. Please call the customer contact centre for
this information on 0300 123 0900.
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