Pay your Bradford Council Invoice

You can pay your Bradford Council Invoice or bill in a variety of ways.

Direct Debit

Paying by direct debit is the quickest and easiest way to pay your bill.

You do not need to do anything if you have already set up a direct debit, your new bill will list the payment instalment amounts and the date they will be taken.

Setting up a direct debit is easy

You will need:

  • Council Reference number (from your bill or invoice) 
  • Bank or Building Society name 
  • Account number 
  • Sort code 
  • Branch address

Decide beforehand:

  1. how many months you want to pay over: 
    • 10 (April to January) 
    • 12 (April to March)
  2. which day of the month you wish the payment to be taken: 
    • 5th 
    • 10th 
    • 15th

Set up a Direct Debit now

or call 0345 145 0071

Can I change my payment date?

You can change your payment date by filling in the Direct Debit form.

What should I do if my bank account has changed?

If your bank account details have changed, you can fill in the Direct Debit form to let us know.

By Debit Card

We accept Switch/Maestro, Solo, Visa and Delta Debit card payments.

You will need:

  • your Council reference number 
  • your debit card details

Pay your bill by Debit Card now

Or telephone 0845 145 0071

Direct Banking

Contact your bank for information on:

  • Internet banking 
  • telephone banking 
  • standing orders

You will need the Council’s bank details

  • Sort Code 56-00-36 
  • Bank Account Number 00143790 
  • Bank Account Name Bradford Council Credit Transfer Account

Remember to quote the reference number of the account that you are paying.

Paying in person

How do I pay by PayPoint?

  • Take your bill or invoice to any PayPoint
  • Pay a minimum of £2.50 and up to a maximum of £300 per transaction. You can pay more than £300 at a time but PayPoint does this in more than one transaction and you will have more than one receipt.


Send a cheque made payable to 'Bradford Council' to Payments, PO Box 1249, Bradford, BD1 9YW

Note: it is important that you pay your bills on the dates specified. If you fail to do this, the Council has a procedure for recovering the money.

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