How to register for Council Tax

If you are responsible for a property you must register for Council Tax regardless of whether or not you live there, or, are entitled to an exemption. The person who is liable for the property must be the person who pays the Council Tax.

You can register for Council Tax by –

We will need to know:

  • the address you’re moving to
  • your previous address
  • the date you moved in or will be moving in
  • how many adults live, or will live in the property
  • the full names of everyone who should be liable for Council Tax
  • contact details in the form of an email address and phone number
  • the name and address of the previous owner (if you've bought the property)
  • the name and address of your landlord (if you're renting the property)

Council tax enquiries