To register to pay your council tax by Direct Debit please phone us on
020 8274 4904 between 9am and 5pm.
If you prefer, you can download and print the Direct Debit instruction form, complete it and send it to us at the address at the end of this page. We will record your details and forward the instruction to your bank.
Direct debits will be deducted on the 1st day of the month. For more information on when payments are due, see
Paying your Council Tax.
Reasons to pay by Direct Debit
- Never miss your payments
- Avoid charges for arrears or court costs
- We will not take more than the amount you have to pay
- There is no need to cancel the direct debit and set up a new one each year.
- Direct Debit is the most efficient and cost effective way to collect council tax, and keeps our administration costs down.
Other ways to pay
Paying your Council Tax
We are not able to receive visitors in person at the Civic Centre.
Local Taxation Section
London Borough of Merton
PO Box No 559
Account or billing enquiry: 020 8274 4904 (9am to 5pm)
Summons enquiry: 020 8274 4905 or 8545 3468 (9am to 5pm)
Fax: 020 8545 3960