Payment Options

There are several ways you can pay your Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates.

Direct Debit

This is the easiest way to pay Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates (NDR).

You will have the choice of any one of the following four payment dates: 7th, 14th, 21st or 28th of the month.

If you would like to pay by this method, you can do so in the following ways:


You can complete a Council Tax Direct Debit form and a Non-Domestic Rates Direct Debit form online. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • 01789 260990 for Council Tax or
  • 01789 260993 for Non-Domestic Rates

Debit and Credit Card

You can pay now using our online facility or by telephoning the 24 hour payment line 0345 600 6956.

Please note that Visa Electron cards can only be used when paying in person. We do not accept Visa Electron payments over the phone.

Payments in Person

The District Council offices are open Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 17:00 at:

  • Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HX

You can pay by Visa, Mastercard, Switch, Maestro, Delta Solo. Please bring your bill with you. Cash and cheques are not accepted at our Council offices.

You can also use our Customer Access Terminals around the district (opening times vary).

Allpay Card - Post Office and PayPoint (Cash and Cheques)

You can pay your Council Tax at your local Post Office or any outlet displaying the PayPoint logo free of charge.

Find your nearest Post Office or PayPoint .

Request a card

You can request an allpay card using our quick and easy online form.

Alternatively you can telephone 01789 260989.

Bank Standing Order

If you want to pay by Standing Order you will need to make your own arrangements directly with your bank ensuring that you quote your Council Tax reference number.

Please ask your bank to make payments to:

Lloyds Bank Plc, 22 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6AG
Sort code: 30-98-26
Account name: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Account number: 67689560

Please make sure that Standing Orders are dated so that we receive the payments on the due date of each month.

Payments from Abroad

Please quote the following:

  • IBAN Number: GB08 LOYD 3098 2667 6895 60
  • SWIFT/BIC Code: LOYDGB21093

Please contact us for any advice and information that you need.

If you have moved into or out of the district you can tell us by completing an I am Moving form.

For further information, please contact Revenues:

Contact: The Revenues & Benefits team

Last updated on 28/03/2019