Online payments

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 buy not Diners Card or American Express.

Online payments

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.

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

Please call 01594 810000 and select option 1 for our automated telephone payments service which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use this method of payment for:

  • Council Tax
  • Business rates
  • Benefit overpayments
  • Other invoices (sundry debtors) except parking penalty charges

All you need is your payment reference number (eg Council Tax account or an invoice number) and your payment card details. You can use your bank debit card or credit card to pay online: Visa, MasterCard, Visa Delta and Electron are all accepted. Diners Card and American Express can't be used.

A 1.6% administration charge will be added for any payments made using a credit card or non UK debit card. The exact amount you will be charged will be shown before you confirm your payment. There is no charge for payments made by debit card. 

Bank transfer

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