Pay the Council online
The Council issues bills for Council Tax, House and Garage Rents and Business Rates, as well as Debtor Invoices for many other chargeable services.
Some services are payable at the time of request via Customer Services or our website – these include special uplifts, refuse bins and sacks, Building Control fees, Planning fees and copies of Local Plans; others may be payable at the time of request or at the point of delivery, e.g. the use of leisure facilities, hall hires or school meals. You should contact the relevant service or location for further information on how you can pay for these.
District Court Fines - for more information on how and where to pay these, please visit Scot courts.
There are several different ways you can pay the Council:
- By Direct Debit
- By Telephone
- By Standing Order, BACS or Home Banking
To give you more of a choice when paying for some of your Council services, you can now pay online using your Visa, Mastercard, Maestro or Delta cards. There is no surcharge for payment by debit card unless your debit card has been issued by a bank outside of the UK, these transactions will be processed as credit card payments and be surcharged at 1.9%.
What can I pay?
You can pay:
- Council Tax
- House and Garage Rents
- School Meals
- Parking Fines
- Business Rates
- Invoice Payments including lets
- Miscellaneous payments (including Planning Fees, Building Standards Fees and a number of Environmental Services)
Additional services will be added as we continue to develop this facility.
* Our Online Payments service may not be available at certain times due to scheduled maintenance - for details of dates and times, view our Scheduled Downtime page.
Your transaction is now taking place within a secure payment system. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, a standard supported by most major Internet browsers. All of your personal and card details are protected using 128 bit encryption, when transmitted over the Internet. Your card details are stored on a server behind a secure firewall. Only authorised personnel may access this information.
If you experience any difficulty making a payment online, please email us, giving us your name, reference number, daytime telephone number and a short description of the problem.
Have you considered paying Council Tax, Rent, Debtor Invoices or Business Rates by Direct Debit?
By completing a Direct Debit Instruction, payments can be collected from your bank account when they are due - you don't have to remember to make your payment each time. Select one of the links below to download the relevant form. Send the completed form back to Revenue Services, William Patrick Library, 2/4 West High Street, Kirkintilloch, G66 1AD. If you are unable to print off a form from this website, contact us on the phone number or email address shown to request one.
Council Tax Direct Debit Instruction
There is a choice of 3 payment dates; the 1st, 15th or 28th of each month. Payments are collected over 10 instalments from April to January. If you pay on the 1st of the month, you can now elect to spread your payments over 12 months from April to March - just tick the relevant box on the form.
Rent Direct Debit Instruction
There is a choice of 2 payment dates; the 1st or 15th of each month. Payments are collected over 12 instalments.
Business Rates Direct Debit Instruction
Payments are collected on the 7th of each month over 10 instalments from May to February.
Sundry Debtors Direct Debit Instruction
If you receive regular invoices from East Dunbartonshire Council for services that are billed on a 4 weekly/monthly basis, why not pay your invoices by Direct Debit? There is a choice of 2 payment dates; the 1st or 15th of each month.
For Council Tax and Rent you should always take your plastic swipe card with you and for any other bills/charges, please take your bill or a note of your payment reference with you.
Payment for all bills issued by the Council can be made at the Self Pay Kiosks and Customer Service counters at the Council's Community Hubs.
Payment can be made by cash, cheque or debit/credit card. Cheques should be crossed and made payable to 'East Dunbartonshire Council'. (Council Tax payments will be credited to the current year's bill unless you specify a different year at the time of making the payment).
at Post Offices - Council Tax and Rent only
Cheques should be crossed and made payable to 'Post Office Ltd'. You cannot pay by credit card at the Post Office. (Council Tax payments made at a Post Office can only be credited to the current year's bill).
Send a cheque or postal order, crossed and made payable to ‘East Dunbartonshire Council’, to
East Dunbartonshire Council
William Patrick Library
2/4 West High Street
Please write your name, address and payment reference on the back.
Payment by telephone
Pay with a debit or credit card *
- to our 24-hour automated service (TouchTone) on 0300 123 4524 - you should remain on the line until you are given a reference number for the transaction; or
- to our Customer Services on 0300 123 4510 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
* Credit card payments incur a 1.9% surcharge; there is no surcharge on debit card payments.
Our Online Payments and TouchTone service may not be available at certain times due to scheduled maintenance, for details of dates and times view our Online Payments downtime page.
Payment by Standing Order, BACs or home banking
You will need to give your bank the Council’s bank details as follows and make sure they quote the payment reference number shown on your bill:-
Bank Name: Clydesdale Bank Plc. 110 Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, G66 1JU
Bank Sort Code: 82-69-13
Bank Account Number: (please note the different bank account number for each type of bill:
80000601 - for Council Tax
80000577 - for Rent (download a preprinted Rent Standing Order mandate here)
80000585 - for Business Rates
80000593 - for Debtor Invoices
Payment by bank transfer is not suitable for any other type of bill/charge, apart from those listed above.