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Pay your council invoice

You can pay your council invoice online or by phone.

To pay your council invoice, you will need your reference number, which can be found in the top right hand corner of your bill

Payment can be made using most credit and debit cards. Unfortunately we are not able to accept American Express.

Pay online

Other ways of paying

Pay by bank transfer

You can use a bank transfer (BACS) to send us a single payment.

To do this, you will need our bank details
  • Bank: National Westminster Bank, City of Bath Branch, 24-25 Stall Street, Bath BA1 1TG
  • Sort Code: 56 00 34
  • Account Number: 57134464
  • Account Name: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Please quote your invoice number as shown on the front of your bill on ALL payments. To ensure payments are allocated correctly, please send all remittance advices to

By phone

You can pay your council invoice by calling the automated payments line on 0300 456 0632, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Payments can only be made by all major credit and debit cards.

Calls to this number cost 3p per minute plus your telephone provider's access charge.

Pay by post

Send us a cheque
  • You should make cheques payable to Bath & North East Somerset Council.
  • Write your name, address and account number on the back of your cheque.
  • Send it to the address given on your bill or invoice.
WarningWe cannot accept post-dated cheques, and we do not send receipts for cheque payments.

It can take several days to process cheques, so allow plenty of time for your payment to be credited to your account.