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How and where can I pay my business rates

​​You can make payments using any of the methods below:


Set up a Direct Debit


Setting up a direct debit to pay your Business Rate bill is quick and easy. Download and complete a direct debit application form (34kb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window​ or complete the direct debit mandate found on the back of your Business Rate bill. 
Alternatively contact the Council on 029 20871491.


Completed application forms should be returned to:

Cardiff Council
PO Box 9000
CF10 3WD



Pay Business Rates online


Use our secure online payment system to pay your Business Rates.


Please remember to have your account number and payment details to hand. Your account number is 11 digits long starting with a 1.





Automated telephone payment


You can use a debit or credit card to pay over the phone. This is a 24 hour automated payments system.

You will need to have the following to hand before you call:

  • your Business Rates account number, 
  • your Debit or Credit Card, and
  • the amount you want to pay.

Phone 029 2044 5900​​. Follow the prompts to make your payment.


By Post


Please send your cheque together with your payment card to:

Cardiff Council
PO Box 9000
CF10 3WD


Cheques should be crossed and made payable to ‘Cardiff Council’. Cheques should not be addressed to any individual officer.

Post-dated cheques are not accepted.

Please do not send cash by post.

For further information or advice please contact us

Contact us



Tel: 029 20871491

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