Direct Debit

Setting up a Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest and most efficient way to pay your Council Tax or Business Rates. You can choose to pay on 1st, 10th or 20th of the month and is available over 10 or 12 months, as well an annually or bi-annually.

To set up a Direct Debit, click on the button below to take you to Self Service and select pay by direct debit.  

Set up a Direct Debit - Self Service

You can also call our Revenue team on 01444 477564, or complete a paper Direct Debit form (193.49KB PDF) and return to our postal address or by emailing it to

Paying online

You can pay online using a Debit or Credit card.

You will need your Council Tax or Business Rates account number.

Make a Card Payment

Paying by phone

You can pay by phone using a Debit or Credit Card by calling the 24 hour automated payment line on 0330 088 9360.

Pay using Internet Banking

The Council's bank details are:

  • Account Number: 11517968
  • Sort Code: 30-80-12
  • Account Name: Mid Sussex District Council
  • Bank: Lloyds Bank

 Make sure to include your account reference for your payment.

Pay at a Post Office (Council Tax Only)

You can take your bill with you to any PayPoint or Post Office branch to make a payment, as long as your latest bill has a barcode on it.

If you require an updated bill to be issued, please contact the Revenues Department.

Paying a Housing Benefit Overpayment

If you have a Housing Benefit Overpayment that you need to repay, please see our Overpayments page

Payments to Enforcement Agency

If you have a debt with one of our Enforcement Agents, you will need to make payment to them directly. Visit our contact page to contact the relevant Enforcement Agent.

Last updated: 22 November 2023