Pay a council bill or invoice


You can pay your bill or invoice online 24 hours a day.

Direct debit

You can setup a direct debit by:

In person

You can pay your invoice by cash in Post offices and wherever you see the PayPoint logo (in convenience stores, newsagents, supermarkets and service stations).

You must take your bar coded invoice with you to make a payment because this is needed by these outlets.


To pay your invoice by phone, 0300 100 1800 and select option six.

Home, phone or internet banking

You will need the details of our bank account, which are:

  • Royal Bank of Scotland 
  • Sort code: 83-26-34
  • Account number: 00601166

All payments must include your invoice number.

By post

Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to 'Scottish Borders Council' and crossed "Not Negotiable - A/C Payee Only". Please write your name, address and invoice number on the back of your cheque or postal order and send it to:

Scottish Borders Council
PO Box 13601
Newtown St. Boswells

Landfill tax

Where your invoice includes identified landfill tax please note that our landfill tax registration number is 01663 7265 15000. Landfill tax is not deductible input tax for VAT purposes.

Difficulty in making payment?

If you have difficulty in making payment, please contact us immediately on 01835 825569.