Pay rent for council tenants

You can pay your council rent in different ways.

Direct Debit  

You can pay your rent direct from your bank or building society. You can pay Friday weekly, Monday fortnightly or monthly between the 1st and 28th. For more information or to set up a direct debit telephone 01823 356318 or download the Direct Debit Mandate form and post it to us at Housing and Communities Income Team, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, TA1 1HE 

Online 

You will need your 14 digit rent reference number or 19 digit bar code number, your postcode and a valid payment card (we cannot accept Electron cards).

Pay your council rent

Standing Order or internet banking  

Visit your bank with the following information or use your own internet banking service to make a payment to us:

Telephone with your bar code card valid from 29 March 2018 

If you have a bank card you can use our 24/7 Payment Line 01823 356598.  Please follow the links to pay rent for council tenants, you will need your 19 digit bar code number, your postcode and a valid payment card (we cannot accept Electron cards).

At PayPoint Outlet, with your bar code card valid from 29 March 2018

You can pay your rent at a PayPoint Outlet using the bar code that was recently sent to you - you can request a replacement bar code on 01823 356318. Go to Allpay to find your nearest outlet. 

AllPay App on your mobile device, with your bar code card valid from 29 March 2018

Details on how to pay your rent from a mobile device

Post Office  

You can pay your rent at any Post Office free of charge using your old plastic rent card or using the  bar code card valid from 29 March 2018. Always keep your receipt as proof of payment.

By post  

You can send a cheque or postal order to:  
Taunton Deane Borough Council,  
The Deane House,  
Belvedere Road,  
Taunton TA1 1HE.  

Make cheques payable to Taunton Deane Borough Council. Write your rent reference number, as detailed on your rent swipe card, on the back of your cheque along with your name and address. Please do not send your rent swipe card or cash. We will only issue a receipt if you ask for one.     

Request a council rent card

Pay your rent

You can pay your rent online

Pay online