Pay my Business Rates

Pay Online

We accept payment of Business Rates through all the following ways

Direct Debit

The easiest way to pay your Business Rates is by Direct Debit. Paying by Direct Debit takes away the hassle of remembering to write and send in cheques, renew standing orders or queue at a bank.

Once set up the Direct Debit continues each year and you remain protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee. You will be sent a notification once a year of the amounts to be taken from your account.

Arranging to pay your Business Rates by Direct Debit could not be easier. Please telephone 01276 707100 and have your bank account details to hand of the account to be used to pay the Business Rates, we will set up your direct Debit whilst you are on the telephone to us.

If your bank account needs more than one authorised signatory to approve any new transaction, you will need to make the request for a Direct Debit in writing - Download a Direct Debit Form to complete and post back to us.

Credit and Debit Cards 

Telephone our 24 hour automated payment line on 03300 884693 to pay using your Visa, Master Card, Maestro, Solo or Delta cards. Please note we do not accept American Express, Diners Card or JCB cards. 

Automated Telephone Payment System

You can pay your Council Tax using the 24 Hour Automated Telephone Payment System on 03300 884693. You may pay using Delta, Maestro, MasterCard, Visa or Switch credit / debit cards. 

Post a Cheque/Postal Order

Write your Business Rate account number on the reverse of your cheque/postal order and send it with the appropriate Bank Giro Credit Slip enclosed with your bill. Cheques and postal order should be crossed and made payable to Surrey Heath Borough Council. Please be aware it is Council policy NOT to accept post-dated cheques.

To Pay by BACS, Telephone Banking, Home Banking via the internet or Standing Order

Your bank will ask for our bank details which are:-

Sort Code 62-22-31
Account Number 00000000

You must also tell the bank your Business Rate account number which will be shown on your bill and that the payments are made to National Westminster Bank PLC for the credit of Surrey Heath Borough Council.

At a Post Office

To pay fee-free at any Post Office you can use a Freepay card. Contact the Council on 01276 707100 and we will arrange to send you a card and full instructions.

International Payments:

NatWest, Camberley, Surrey
Account Number: 46079211
Sort code: 600420
IBAN: GB52 NWBK 6004 2046 0792 11

At the Council Offices

The Payment Kiosk available in the Contact Centre at Surrey Heath Borough Council offices in Knoll Road, Camberley gives customers the ability to make automated payments for any Council bill. It takes cash or credit / debit card payments and will post the payment directly to the customer's account providing a simple secure method of bill remittance.

Related Questions

Q: When do I need to pay?
Your Business Rate bill will explain when you need to make your payments. Payment will generally be by monthly instalments due on or by the 2nd of the month.

Q: When will my payment show on my account?
Direct Debit payments will be credited to your Business Rates account the next working day.

For all other payments you must allow extra time for the payment to reach us. Payments made through a bank or Post Office can take up to 6 working days to be received by the Council. Please bear this in mind or you could receive a reminder.