Pay your council tax

Set up a Direct Debit or find out other ways you can pay your council tax.

To give you the best customer experience we've recently upgraded our council tax and benefits system. We kindly ask for your patience while we process the applications received in the period between the old system closing and the new system opening. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please email if you're experiencing any financial difficulty. Our staff are always here to help.

Direct Debit

The easiest way to pay your council tax is by Direct Debit. You can pay in 10 monthly instalments and choose the date you'd like to pay.

Phone 0141 577 3002 to set up a Direct Debit over the phone.

Icon for pdf Download a Direct Debit application form [243.51KB].

Pay online by card

You'll need your council tax reference number. 

Pay online 

Automated telephone line

You'll need your council tax reference number.

Phone 0141 577 3030 to pay by card.

Post or in person

Make sure you write your property address and reference number on the back.

Make cheques payable to one of the following addresses:

East Renfrewshire Council
Eastwood Park
Rouken Glen Road
G46 6UG

East Renfrewshire Council
Main Street
G78 1XA

Your payment should reach us by the first day of every month.

If you come into council offices, opening times are 9am until 4.15pm Monday to Friday.

Between 1pm and 2pm, only debit or credit card payments can be taken.

Contact us


Phone: 0141 577 3002

Last modified on 12 January 2021

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