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Council Tax payments

 

You will need

  • your account number
  • a credit or debit card

Pay your Council Tax or Check your Council Tax balance

 

Other payment options

By Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest and most secure way to pay.

We can offer multiple options for Direct Debit including weekly, fortnightly, or monthly on the 1st, 10th, 20th, or 25th. Monthly payments can be collected over 10 or 12 months.

Direct Debit logo

Set up a Direct Debit 

All Direct Debits are covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee.

By phone

Pay with your debit card by phone (or by touchtone) 24 hours a day by calling 0800 052 3455. Calls to this number will be charged at a rate of £0.02 per minute plus your plus your standard network charge.

At your bank / telephone / internet banking

Quote your 8 digit account number as a reference. Payment should be made to:

Gateshead MBC Council Tax
Sort code: 20-59-42
Account number: 83543617

Pay in person

Payment may be made in person with cash, cheque, credit or debit card at any of our payment offices.

You can also request a payment card which you can use to pay at at any UK post office or PayPoint outlet.

By cheque

Payable to Gateshead Council. Write your Council Tax account number on the back of the cheque and post to:

Finance and ICT Services, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. 

Contact us

Council Tax
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

counciltax@gateshead.gov.uk
0191 433 3600

Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 5pm
Friday 8.45am - 4.30pm