Make a Council Tax payment
We will be carrying out an essential update to Council Tax and Benefits online services at 12pm on Friday 1 until Sunday 3 March . Council Tax and Benefits forms will be unavailable during this time. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Scheduled update - Fri 1 to Sun 3 March
We will be carrying out an essential update to Council Tax and Benefits online services at 12pm on Friday 1 until Sunday 3 March .
Council Tax and Benefits forms will be unavailable during this time.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.
- Pay online
- Direct debit
- Automated telephone payment system
- Payment kiosks
- Post Office or PayPoint locations
- Standing order
- Problems paying your bill
- Text messages about overdue Council Tax
You can pay by debit card using our easy to use automated telephone line. Call 0300 456 0501.
You can use the payment kiosks, which are located in South Shields Town Hall and Jarrow Town Hall. They are available Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm.
You can pay by cash at any Post Office or shop displaying the PayPoint logo. Cash payments may take up to 4 working days to be credited to your account. Find your nearest facility at the Pay Point Locator website.
You can pay by standing order at your bank with the following information:
South Tyneside Council, Lloyds Bank Plc, King Street Branch.
Account number: 35508568
Sort Code: 30-97-89
Please make sure the only other information quoted is the 7-digit Council Tax account number.
Cheques should be made payable to "South Tyneside Council", and sent to:
South Tyneside Council
Rolling Mill Road,
Viking Industrial Estate,
If you have difficulties keeping up with your payments, please contact us as soon as possible. Getting in touch with us may stop further costs being added to your account.
We are currently sending text messages to remind residents that their Council Tax payment is overdue.