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Forest of Dean District Council
Council Offices
High Street
GL16 8HG

Tel: 01594 810000

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Welcome to the Forest of Dean District Council 24 hour secure Internet payments service. You may make a variety of payments using this secure site with most major credit or debit cards (not Diners Card or American Express).

What may I pay?
You may pay for any of the accounts shown below by clicking on the selected item.
Additional services will be added as we continue to develop this facility.


On the 2nd March 2015 Forest of Dean District Council changed its bank from The Co-operative to Lloyds. The Co-operative bank account is now closed and any payments made to this account will be returned.

When making a direct payment to the Council please use the following details:
Account Name: Forest of Dean District Council Current Account
Account Number: 00833506
Sort Code: 30-91-87

Please select from the following list:

Security Information
Your transaction will take place within a secure payment system. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, a standard supported by most major Internet browsers. All of your personal and card details are protected using 128 bit encryption, when transmitted over the Internet.

Your card details are stored on a server behind a secure firewall. Only authorised personnel may access this information.

Telephone Payments

The District Council has made paying by credit or debit card quick and easy with the launch of its new automated telephone payment service.

This means local residents and businesses can now pay a selection of council bills securely by card at their convenience from a landline or mobile phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Using the service is quick and easy, call 01594 810000 and select option 1 on the telephone keypad. People can pay their council tax, non-domestic rates, benefit overpayments and sundry invoices but will need to ensure they have their account reference number or an invoice number and a valid debit or credit card.
Most major debit and credit cards are accepted, except Diners Card or American Express. A service charge of 1.6% applies to all payments made by credit card. There is no charge for payments made by debit card.