Council Tax - Ways to pay
We offer various ways to pay your council tax.
This is a simple, safe and convenient way to pay your Council Tax. If you want to pay by direct debit or change your bank details if you already pay by direct debit please complete our online form or call the Revenues Unit on 01506 282020 (option 2).
We offer a range of payment dates for direct debit:
- payable over 10 months to January, or
- payable over 12 months to March,
- payable on 1st, 8th, 16th, 24th or last day of the month
If you already pay by direct debit and want to change your payment date please email us
Please quote sort code 800880, bank account number 00918781 and your Council Tax account number.
You can pay your Council Tax online by using the council's online payment facility. You need to have your Council Tax account number and your debit or credit card to make a payment.
West Lothian Council take fraud prevention and security very seriously. All payment transactions take place within a secure online environment and the council will NEVER ask you to submit credit or debit card details via email.
You can call our 24 hour automated payment line on 01506 282407 to pay your Council Tax. You need to have your Council Tax account number and your debit or credit card to make a payment.
Customer Information Service Centres
You can pay your Council Tax at Customer Information Service (CIS) Centres that have payment facilities.
You do not need your Council Tax payment card to pay at the Customer Information Service (CIS) Centres.
Post Office and PayPoint Outlets
You can make a payment at any Post Office or outlet where you see the PayPoint sign.
Please ensure that you have your Council Tax payment card with you, or your Council Tax bill if it has a barcode.
Important: Do not send cash or your payment card through the post.
Your cheque should be crossed and made payable to 'West Lothian Council'. Please remember to write your Council Tax account number on the back.
Please send your cheque to:
West Lothian Council,
Howden South Road