Payment by Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay. Simply complete our online Direct Debit form or call our staff who will assist with setting up your Council Tax Direct Debit.

Online Direct Debit form

Direct Debit is an effective and easy way to pay your bills and as it is all done automatically by your bank, you can spend the time doing other things.

How you benefit: 

  • There is no need to write out and post a cheque each time a payment is due
  • You don't have to spend time in queues at the bank or Council payment offices
  • It is the only payment method with a money back guarantee
  • You retain control - with advance notice of any changes to your instalment amount during the financial year
  • Direct Debit also has the advantage of letting you choose from 3 monthly payment dates. (1st or 15th or 28th). 

Important note

All Credit Card payments made to Council Tax from Tuesday 11th June 2013 will incur a 1.55% surcharge.

Pay online

You can pay Council Tax online quickly and simply using the Council's website.

Pay Council Tax online

Please ensure that you have your account reference number (on your council tax letter), a valid debit or credit card and if you have an email account your email address to allow us to send your receipt.

12 monthly opt in scheme

You can opt to pay your Council Tax over 12 months rather than 10 months.

Simply call our staff who will assist.

Payment by telephone

Payments can be made using our automated payment line to pay by debit or credit card.

Payment by post 

You can send a cheque payable to West Dunbartonshire Council to:

Council Offices
Garshake Road
Dumbarton
G82 3PU

We advise you write your Council Tax reference number on the reverse of your payment. 

Payments in person

You can visit the above office to make your Council Tax payment by cheque, postal order, cash, or credit/debit card. You can also make payments at our One Stop Shop in Alexandria or Clydebank.