Lewisham Council - Pay by Direct Debit

Pay council tax by direct debit

​Use this form to set up a direct debit to pay your council tax.

You may not currently be able to use our online council tax forms today, Monday 3 December, because of technical issues that we are trying to resolve.

Before you complete the form

The form will take five to 10 minutes to complete. You will need:

  • the address of the property where you pay council tax
  • your council tax account number – you can find it on your council tax bill
  • your bank details.

Payment dates

You can choose how often you want to pay:

  • Monthly up to 10 months (April to January)
  • Monthly up to 12 months (April to March)
  • Quarterly – 1 April, 1 July, 1 October, 1 January
  • Weekly (every Friday)
  • Half yearly (1 April and 1 October)
  • Yearly (1 April)

The number of instalments we give you will depend on the number of payment dates there are until the end of March (the end of the financial year).

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