Pay your Housing Benefit or Discretionary Housing Payment overpayment
You will need
- your invoice number, this is an 8 digit number beginning with 6
- a credit or debit card
Other payment options
Pay with your debit card by phone (or by touchtone) 24 hours a day by calling 0800 052 3455 and selecting option 6. Due to payment security our advisors are unable to take debit or credit card payments.
At your bank, telephone or internet banking
Quote your Housing Benefit or Discretionary Housing Payment invoice number as a reference. Payment should be made to:
Sort code: 20-59-42
Account number: 03455017
If you are making a payment from abroad and need our International Bank Account Number (IBAN) reference, please use the following:
Payable to Gateshead Council. Write your invoice number on the back of the cheque and post to:
Resources & Digital, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.