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Pay your business rates (NNDR)

You will need

  • your account number
  • a credit or debit card

Pay your Business Rates or Check your Business Rates (NNDR) balance

Other payment options

By Direct Debit

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

This will be collected on the 1st or the 15th of each month and can be collected over 10 months (April to January) or 12 months (April to March).

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. 

At your bank / telephone / internet banking

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

Gateshead Council NNDR Account
Sort code: 20-59-42
Account number: 93375315

By cheque

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

Resources and Digital, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. 

You can request a payment card which you can use to pay at at any UK post office (opens new window)  or PayPoint outlet (opens new window) .


Our payment forms are safe and secure.


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 Help with the online payment process.

Contact us

Business Rates
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 4726

Office hours:

Telephone enquiries can be made on a Monday to Thursday between the hours of 8.45am to 5pm and on a Friday between 8.45am to 4.30pm. 

Please email outside of these working hours.