Birmingham City Council

How to Pay Council Tax Online

Overview


Online Payments

You can make a payment directly online or alternatively, via internet banking.

Essential Information
  • To pay online now click the Pay Council Tax Online button above. Please have your debit or credit card details and your ten-digit account number to hand. The minimum payment amount is £5.00. You’ll need to give us your contact details in case we need to get in touch (we will keep a record of this information).

    You can pay your council tax online by debit or credit card. We accept Mastercard, Debit Mastercard, Visa, Visa Debit, Maestro and Solo.

    When you’ve completed the payment form, you’ll then need to enter your debit or credit card details on WorldPay. Your card details will be encrypted and stored on a secure server at RBS WorldPay.

    RBS WorldPay will then approve the payment and tell us that your payment has been authorised. We will then process your payment within one working day or the next available working day after weekends or bank holidays.

  • To pay your Council Tax online via personal internet banking, your bank needs the council's bank sort code, bank account number and a billing reference number.

    Our Bank Sort Code is 08-90-01.

    Our Bank Account number is 61314007.

    Your Billing Reference number is a 10-digit number, which starts with 5 and is shown on your bill and/or payment card.

    Please note

    The billing reference number allocates your payment to your own Council Tax account. This number can change when you receive new payment documents. Please make sure that you tell your bank if your billing reference number changes.


Frequently Asked Questions
    • You can pay Birmingham City Council online by debit or credit card. We accept Mastercard, Debit Mastercard, Visa, Visa Debit, Maestro and Solo.

    • Your card details will be encrypted and stored on a scure server at RBS WorldPay.

    • When you fill out the payment form, you will need to enter a reference number and contact details so we can get in touch if we need to.

      After your have entered your details and the payment amount you will be transferred to the secure RBS WorldPay site where you can enter your card details securely. RBS WorldPay will then approve the payment and tell us that your payment has been authorised. We will then process your payment within one working day or the next available working day after weekends or bank holidays.