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Pay your council tax

Direct Debit


Direct Debit is the easiest way for you to pay your council tax. Set up your direct debit online (please select ‘sign up for Direct Debit’ option under the Council Tax header when you reach the Copeland dashboard).

Four payment dates are available: 1st, 8th, 15th or 22nd of the month.


Card payments online


You need your debit or credit card and your council tax account number. Continue to make a card payment.


Online bank transfer


Make your payment to Cumberland Council, quoting your council tax account number in the reference field, using these details:


Bank: NatWest

Sort Code: 01-09-54

Account Number: 83830332

Account Name: Cumberland Council


Pay Point or Post Office


You can pay at a pay point or post office. Please ensure you take your bill with you.




Please call 01946 598300 with your council tax account number and debit/credit card details.




Please make your cheque payable to Cumberland Council and send it to Cumberland Council, Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, CA28 7JG. Please ensure you quote your account number on the reverse.