Paying bills by phone, card or in person

  • Paying bills by phone, card or in person

There are several other ways to make a payment to Thanet District Council. The Council accepts the following payment cards:

Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Delta, Electron

Pay by telephone - 24 hour automated service

Phone 01843 577259 and use your credit or debit card to pay Council Invoices, Council Tax, Business Rates, Housing Rents, Garage Rents, Mortgages and Housing Benefit . 


Where your bank has a telebanking service, you can pay your bill 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Quote the Council's bank account number 67834000, sort code 60-14-05 and your account reference that appears on the front of your bill.

Internet banking

Pay your Council Tax 

Use your internet account and enter the following details:

  • Bank: National Westminster Bank PLC
  • Sort code: 60-14-05
  • Bank Account number: 67834000
  • Payee: Thanet District Council
  • Reference: Your Council Tax account number 

Paying in person

  • Payment Cards

We have introduced Payment Cards for use at all Post Offices and PayPoint outlets for customers who prefer the convenience of a more local payment service and are paying Council Tax, Business rates, Council housing rents, Garage rents.

  • Cheque

    • by post only - Please write your name and address and account details on the back of your cheque and send to Thanet District Council, Finance Dept.
  • Cash

    • Cash payments for TDC services can be made via the use of a cash kiosk - at Thanet's Gateway Plus, Cecil Street, Margate
  • Credit/Debit Cards

    • Chip & Pin only - at Thanet's Gateway Plus, Cecil Street, Margate

Thanet Gateway Plus opening hours:

  • 9am to 6pm weekdays with 
    • Late night opening Thursday until 8pm.
  • Saturdays 9am - 5pm