How to apply

How to apply for Council Tax Reduction

The quickest and easiest way to apply is by using our online application form

Alternatively you can collect a form from your local council office or contact us by e-mail at or by telephone on 01506 280000 and we will send a form to you.

Providing Evidence

We may ask you to provide evidence to support your Council Tax Reduction application. The quickest and easiest way to provide evidence is to upload this online using our Evidence Upload Form.

Alternatively evidence can be submitted at your local Customer Information Service centre (CIS), details of your local CIS office including opening times can be found Customer Information Service , or by post at the address below:

The Benefits Team
Revenues Unit
Civic Centre
Howden South Road
EH54 6FF

Please note:

  • if you're married, in a civil partnership or living with a partner, you can only make one claim for both of you

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