Setup a direct debit to pay Council Tax

This form has a maximum of 7 pages

To complete this form you will need to provide the following information:

  • Bank or building society name and address
  • Bank or building society sort code and account number
  • Council Tax account number
  • An email address

When completed, this form will constitute an instruction to your bank or building society to pay by Direct Debit. Our originator's identification number (OIN) for this purpose is 907528.

If you require any assistance in completing the Direct Debit Instruction, please contact us:

Direct debit guarantee

This guarantee is offered by all Banks and Building Societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits

  • If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit Scottish Borders Council will notify you 5 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request Scottish Borders Council to collect payment, confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request
  • If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit by Scottish Borders Council or your bank or building society you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society
  • If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when Scottish Borders Council asks you to
  • You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required, please also notify us.