How to pay your Council Tax

For all payment options please have your Council Tax account number ready.

  • If you live in Adur this will be an eight digit number beginning with 30
  • If you live in Worthing this will be a nine digit number beginning with 90

You can find further information explaining your bill on our Your Council Tax Bill Explained page.

Pay by Direct Debit

The easiest and most secure way to pay your Council Tax is by Direct Debit. You can choose to pay:

  • monthly (on 1st, 8th, 15th or 25th of the month)
  • half yearly
  • annually

Please complete the correct form below and return to us, and we'll do the rest. But please remember to continue making payments by another method until you receive a letter confirming that the Direct Debit has been set up.

Pay online by credit or debit card

Pay over the phone

You can call our 24 hour payment line on 0300 123 6002.

Pay by internet banking

To pay your bill you will need to give your bank or building society the following details:

  • If you live in Adur:
    • Account name: Adur District Council
    • Account number: 11766960
    • Sort code: 30-80-12
  • If you live in Worthing:
    • Account name: Worthing Borough Council
    • Account number: 11723668
    • Sort code: 30-80-12

Pay by standing order

Please complete the correct form below and return to your bank. Please make sure you include your Council Tax account number.

Pay by PayPoint or at a Post Office

You can pay at any Post Office or PayPoint outlet. You will need to take your bill with you as it has a barcode linked to your account.

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Contact Details

Contact details

Adur Council Tax

Telephone01273 263111 (9am to 5pm, Mon to Fri)

EmailEmail this service (revsbens@adur-worthing.gov.uk)

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Worthing Council Tax

Telephone01903 221061 (9am to 5pm, Mon to Fri)

EmailEmail this service (revsbens@adur-worthing.gov.uk)

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Page last updated: 20 November 2020