Pay your council tax

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay. It is safe, secure and you can choose to pay on the 1st or the 20th day of each month. You can also choose to pay by 10 or 12 monthly installments.

If you are a new Bracknell Forest resident you will first need to set up an account. You can do this by completing the moving into the borough form.

To find out how much council tax is payable please see the council tax charges page.

You can pay in the following ways:

Direct debit

To set up your direct debit, please complete the direct debit form.

If you want to change your direct debit details, please complete the change my council tax direct debit details form.

Online

You can pay your council tax online through our online payments system.

You will need to provide:

  • your account name
  • account number
  • your address
  • the amount payable

Other ways to pay

Standing order or bank transfer

If you wish to set up a standing order or pay your council tax by bank transfer, our bank details are as follows:

Sort code: 30-00-00
Account number: 00320838
Account name: Bracknell Forest Borough Council
Please quote your council tax account number as your reference when making the payment.

24 hour telephone payments

You can pay your council tax by debit or credit card using our 24 hour telephone payments number:

01344 352007

Post Office

You can make a payment in person by cash, cheque or debit card at any Post Office. The barcode on your council tax bill can be used to make a payment. Just hand the barcoded bill to the counter assistant with your payment to get a receipt.

Payzone retail outlet

You can make a payment in person by cash at any Payzone retail outlet. The barcode on your council tax bill can be used to make a payment. Just hand the barcoded bill to the counter assistant with your payment to get a receipt.

Pay in ten or twelve monthly instalments

If you are an existing council tax payer, paying by ten monthly instalments, you can change to paying by twelve monthly instalments by completing the pay by twelve instalments form.

If you wish to change to paying by direct debit at the same time please complete the pay my council tax by direct debit form instead and select the twelve month option.

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