Pay your Council Tax

You can pay your Council Tax in several ways. Whatever way you choose to pay please have your eight-digit council tax account number to hand.

Pay online

Direct debit

You can set up a Direct Debit instruction online at any time, or call 01295 227000 if you need help. Lines are open 8:45am-5:15pm Monday to Friday. Please have your bank account number and sort code ready.

Online payment

Use our online payment service to pay by debit or credit card. Payment can be made using Visa, MasterCard, Switch/Maestro and Visa Delta.

Telephone payments

Use our automated 24-hour telephone payment line 01295 227073. You can pay by credit or debit card.

Home banking

Payment should be made to sort code: 62-24-42, bank account number: 00000000, quoting your council tax account number as the payment reference.

Post office - only available if you have a council tax bill displaying a barcode.

Pay at any Post Office to Giro Account Number 4145127.

The Post Office will charge a fee and you should allow 10 days for the payment to reach us.

At a Payzone

Pay at a Payzone location. Find your nearest Payzone location.

By post

Cheques should be made payable to Cherwell District Council and sent to:

Cherwell District Council
Bodicote House
OX15 4AA

Please write your council tax account reference on the back of the cheque. Receipts are no longer issued so please refer to your bank to ensure the payment has been made.