How to pay Camden
If you have received a bill for any council service you can pay in the way that suits you best.
It's easy, quick and secure to make an online payment. You can pay
- council tax (pay by direct debit) OR (pay online)
- business rates
- commercial rents
- housing benefit overpayments
- housing rents
- leaseholder service charge invoices
- parking tickets
- sales invoices
You will need to have a copy of the bill and your payment card details. Payments can be made by Maestro, Solo, Visa Credit Card, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Delta and MasterCard.
By direct debit
You can pay council tax by setting up a direct debit, the most convenient method of payment.
Choose to spread your payments over 12 months or the number of months remaining in the financial year and select the day in the month you want the payment to be debited; 7th, 15th, 21st or the last day of the month.
To amend existing council tax direct debit details please contact the council tax and business rates team
Telephone the payments line 020 7974 6104
You can pay business rates, bid levies, council tax, housing benefit overpayments,
housing rents, leaseholder service charge invoices, other sales invoices, traffic
fines and other fixed penalty notices by selecting the automated service 24
hours a day, seven days a week.
If you wish to pay for other services, such as community care invoices or commercial rents, or you need to speak to an operator you can do so Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm. Payments can be made by Maestro, Solo, Visa Credit Card, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Delta and MasterCard.
In person at the post office
Payments can be made by cash, cheque, postal order, Maestro, Solo, Visa Credit Card, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Delta and MasterCard.
If you’re paying your council tax, you must bring your barcoded letter or bill to make sure you’re not charged for making the payment.
Postal payments should be sent to:
Income management team
London WC1H 9JE
Payments can be made by cheque or postal order.
Do not send cash through the post. A receipt will be issued if you send a stamped addressed envelope with your payment.
If the invoice we have sent to you includes a bank giro credit form, you can use this to pay at any bank, although please note that banks may charge if you do not have an account with them.
Alternatively, you can use the details on the form to arrange payment through your own bank's telephone or internet banking service.