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Manage my account

Go paperless

More and more, individuals and organisations are trying to reduce their environmental footprint. One way you can help the council do this, is by switching to paperless billing. This would mean that, instead of receiving your bill in the post, we will send it by email.

Switch to paperless now

Need the advice we used to send out with your bills? You can view it online in our explanatory notes

My Tower Hamlets

You can set up a secure online account to access and manage your own information at any time.

Your My Tower Hamlets account can:

  • Check the balance and details of your account
  • View any discounts or reductions you may have been granted
  • Apply for an exemption or discount online
  • Make a payment (these will take three days to show on your account)
  • Change your method of  payment to direct debit (if the bank account is in your name)
  • Tell us about your change of address or contact details

 Register for an account

Once your registration has been approved, we will email you your user ID and password. 

User IDs are allocated to individuals who are responsible for paying council tax on properties in the borough. Each individual will need to register for their own User ID and password.

Log in to my Tower Hamlets

Paying your bill

To make it as quick and easy as possible for you, we have a number of ways that you can make your payment.

Online

All you need to pay online is the account number that appears on the top of your bill, and a debit/credit card. Please note, we cannot accept American Express, Diners Cards or Solo.

Pay now

 

By Direct Debit

There are two ways you can set up a monthly direct debit:

  • By completing the form enclosed with your most recent bill
  • Online here. You’ll need your council tax number, as well as your bank/building society sort code, account number and address.

This payment will show as 'LBTH Council Tax' on your bank statement.

Over the phone

You can call our 24 hour automated service on 020 7364 3800. You can pay with most major credit or debit cards. Please note, we cannot accept American Express, Diners Cards or Solo.

Other ways to pay

Through your online banking

Simply make a payment to:

Sort code: 60-03-19

Account number: 75666995

And use your 10 digit Council Tax number as your reference.

If you’re making one payment for multiple properties, please send us the remittance advices with Council Tax numbers to revrem@towerhamlets.gov.uk 

By standing order

You can set up your standing order to:

Sort code: 60-03-19

Account number: 75666987

Use your 10 digit Council Tax number as the reference. If you’re making one payment for multiple properties, please send us the remittance advices with Council Tax numbers to revrem@towerhamlets.gov.uk 

In person

If you’d prefer to pay in person, you can do so, anywhere that displays the Paypoint or Post Office symbol. Just take along your bill so they can scan the barcode on the front.

From outside of the UK

If you are paying in a currency other than sterling you must cover any shortfall resulting from the exchange rate or costs associated with converting the payment into the other currency.

Please give your bank the following Tower Hamlets details:

BIC: NWBKGB2L

IBAN: GB77 NWBK 60031975666995

Reference: Your 10 digit Council Tax reference number