PO Box 10, Oxford, OX1 1EN
Tel 01865 249811
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In Oxford the Council Tax is due to be paid by the first day of each month. You can choose how to pay your Council Tax bill from the following methods:
Direct debit is the easiest way to pay. Payments are made automatically by your bank or building society and you're fully protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
We can now offer you a choice of dates on which you can pay your Council Tax. If you pay by Direct Debit you can choose your instalment date from the 1st, 5th, 15th or the 25th of the month.
We will always gives at least 14 days notice if your instalment amounts are to change (instalments usually change once a year in April).
Choosing to pay by direct debit means:
You can set up your Direct Debit payment by completing the form below. You will receive a bill confirming the new instalment arrangements:
Set up a Direct Debit for your Council Tax payments online (This service is temporarily closed for scheduled maintenance. We apologise for the inconvenience. An update will be provided shortly. Please call 01865 249811 to pay by Direct Debit.)
If you want to pay your Council Tax instalments over 12 months instead of 10, please complete the form below:
Before making an online payment make sure you have the following information ready:
Phone us on 01865 252609 to make a payment by:
You can make a telephone payment 23 hours a day 7 days a week from 01:00 until midnight.
Before making a telephone payment make sure you know your Council Tax Account number (found at the top right of your bill beginning with 6).
To pay in this manner you need a barcode which is on the top of your Council Tax bill. If you need a bill please contact us on 01865 252870.
We are no longer issuing Payment Cards but if you already have one you can continue to use it. The Payment Card cannot be used to make payments through the bank.
You can make your payment at any Post Office or Paypoint outlet in the UK.
Visit the PayPoint website and use your postcode to search for your nearest PayPoint outlet.
Page last updated 13 February 2014
Council Tax Team
Oxford City Council
PO Box 10