Pay council tax
You can pay council tax online, by direct debit, by telephone or in person.
Spread your current arrears
If you have been affected by the COVID-19 situation and are unable to bring your current arrears up-to-date all at once, you can request a copy of your bill to spread payments through to March 2021.
You can also call 030 33 33 3005 to discuss alternative payment arrangements
You can arrange for payments to be taken by Direct Debit; weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
For weekly and fortnightly Direct Debits the payment will be requested from your bank on a Friday.
For monthly Direct Debits you can choose from the 1st, 8th, 15th or 21st of the month.
You can also call 030 33 33 3005 to set up payments.
You can pay through our secure website using credit or debit card.
You can make payments by telephone using credit or debit card.
- 24 hour automated service - call 0845 603 2025
- Speak to an operator during office hours - call 030 33 33 3005
Telephone or internet banking
You can send payments by telephone or internet banking using these details:
- Account number: 06040283
- Sort code: 80-11-60 (Bank of Scotland)
- Recipient: Dumfries and Galloway Council
- Reference: 10 digit council tax account number and postcode (no spaces)
Post Office or PayPoint
You can pay at Post Offices and PayPoints with your payment card or barcoded bill.
You can post cheques to Communities Directorate, Income Team, PO Box 9089, Dumfries DG1 9EB. Cheques should be made payable to Dumfries and Galloway Council, please write your council tax account number on the back.
Difficulties making payments
There are a number of options if you're struggling to pay.
- Check if you're entitled to help - you may qualify for a reduction or exemption
- Benefit or money advice - free, confidential advice tailored to your needs
You should contact us as soon as you realise you're having problems paying.
If you fall behind with your payments
If you have missed any of your payments, please call us on 030 33 33 3005 as soon as possible. We are here to help you, whatever your reasons for not paying.
Please remember that if we do not know you are having problems paying, we cannot help you and instead may be forced to take action to recover the amount you owe us.