Payment made before 4.30pm Monday – Friday will be shown on your Council Tax account the next working day. Payment made after 4.30pm or at any time on a Saturday or Sunday will be shown on your Council Tax account after two working days.
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.
Set up a Direct Debit
All Direct Debits are covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
Pay with your debit card by phone (or by touchtone) 24 hours a day by calling 0800 052 3455.
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 the Civic Centre Cashiers desk, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.
Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.30pm
Friday 8.45am to 4pm
You can also request a payment card which you can use to pay at at any UK post office or PayPoint outlet.
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.