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 ctax@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk if you're experiencing any financial difficulty. Our staff are always here to help.

Setting up a Direct Debit (recommended)

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.

Contact us to set up a Direct Debit over the phone.

Alternatively, you can Icon for pdf download a Direct Debit application form [149.96KB].

Pay your council tax by bank transfer

Account number: 00573135

Sort code: 82-63-25

Pay your council tax over the phone

You'll need your council tax reference number.

Contact us to pay by card.

Pay your council tax by post

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
Giffnock
G46 6UG

East Renfrewshire Council
Main Street
Barrhead
G78 1XA

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

Pay your council tax online

Due to our system upgrade, the new 10 digit reference numbers (some beginning with 142) aren't recognised on our website. 

Should your reference number begin with 141, you should enter the first 9 digits to allow the reference number to be processed.

Please note, we're working hard to resolve this issue and will post an update on this web page when fixed.

Pay online 

Last modified on 12 May 2021

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