List of exemptions

Find out if you're entitled to a council tax exemption.

Am I eligible?

Download the exemption application to see if you're eligible.

I am:

What evidence do I need to provide?

Check the top of the application to see the evidence you need to submit.  If you don't submit the required evidence in full it will delay your application being processed.

For vacant and unfurnished exemptions you must provide photographs of each room in the property.

If you're applying for a student exemption you need to send a letter from your university or college confirming your enrolment.

How do I apply?

When you've completed your application, you can submit it online together with any evidence.

At the bottom of the Council Tax online screen, select 'Submit evidence to support my application' 

Submit online

Your application will be processed quicker if you submit it online.

If the application you're looking for isn't listed, email

Last modified on 2 August 2023