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Pay your council tax

There are a number of ways to pay your Council Tax and help is available with your bill.

Direct debit

Direct debit is the easiest way to pay your Council Tax. You can set up a direct debit online or by phoning us.


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Paying online is quick and easy. Payments are protected using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. You will need your 12-digit reference number shown on your bill.

We accept most major credit and debit cards.

By phone

You can make a payment using the council's 24 hour automated payment Freephone line.

  • Telephone: 0800 180 4464

We accept any of the cards listed above and you will need your 12-digit reference number shown on your bill.

Telephone banking

Alternatively, you can ring your own bank and ask them to make the payment to the following council bank account:

  • sort code: 08-90-19
  • account number: 61122338

By post

You can send a cheque/postal order made payable to Wolverhampton City Council by post:

Banking Services
Wolverhampton City Council
P.O. Box 260

Please write your name, address and account number on the back of the cheque/postal order.

In person

You can pay in person by using the Express Payment Point in the Civic Centre during opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
  • Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Customer payment card

You can pay free of charge at any PayPoint, Payzone or Post Office, providing you have a customer payment card which contains your unique Council Tax account number. Simply hand your payment card and payment to the cashier and they will process the payment.