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Pay your council tax

You can pay in many ways including online, Direct Debit, by phone or swipe card

Pay by Direct Debit

Paying by Direct Debit is the easiest and most secure way of paying your council tax bill. You can choose to pay on the 1st, 15th or 30th of each month, over 10 or 12 instalments.

If you need to change your instalment dates or bank account details, please call us on 0345 129 4858.


Paying online is easy and secure.  We accept all major credit and bank cards.

You will need your council tax account number which you will find on your council tax bill.

By phone

You can make payment using all major credit and debit cards by phoning our 24 hour automated payment line 0345 129 8117.  Please note there will be a charge of 1.3% on credit card payments.

By cheque

Cheques must be made payable to 'High Peak Borough Council' and posted to:

High Peak Borough Council
PO Box 136
SK17 1AQ

Please make sure that you write your account reference number on the back of the cheque.

Making cash payments (via a swipe card)

We provide a plastic swipe card for making payment at any Post Office or specified PayPoint outlets. Cash cannot be accepted at council offices.