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The easiest way to pay your council tax is by direct debit. You can choose to pay in one, two, 10 or 12 instalments. Please note the number of available instalments will reduce as the year progresses. If you would like to set one up, you can download the form and email it when completed to or send it back to us by post. You can email if you would like us to post you a mandate.

Download council tax direct debit form  

Other ways to pay

In most cases, you will need your council tax reference number handy which you will find on your bill.

  • Use our secure online payments system to pay with your credit or debit card
  • Via credit or debit card using our 24 hour, automated telephone payments line. Call 0300 456 0546
  • You can pay at any post office or Payzone outlet using the barcode printed on the front of your current council tax bill
  • By post - cheques and postal orders should be made payable to North Devon Council. Send your payment quoting your reference number, name and address to: North Devon Council, Council Tax, PO Box 379, Barnstaple, EX32 2GR