Payments are normally made each month between April and January. You can apply to spread your payments over 12 months, and change the date of your instalments.
You can pay your council tax using a credit or a debit card.
Setting up a Direct Debit to pay your Council Tax bill is simple, convenient and secure.
You can choose for payments to be taken automatically from your bank account on either the 1st, 8th, 16th, or 26th of the month. If you don't give us a preferred date we'll take payments on the first day of the month.
You'll need to have your bank details to hand including:
When you have signed up we'll send you a confirmation letter, which includes a copy of the Direct Debit Guarantee.
We'll let you know in advance the amount and the date of payments to be taken from your account. We'll also amend your payments automatically if the amount you have to pay changes.
If you are not paying by direct debit and wish to amend the date your instalments are due, or request for any arrears to be included in your payments, please complete the following form.
You can send a cheque payable to 'Folkestone & Hythe District Council' to:
Folkestone & Hythe Revenues and Benefits Services
Folkestone & Hythe District Council
Castle Hill Avenue
You need to print your name, address and Council Tax account number on the back of the cheque.