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Pay online

This is the "Pay for it" landing page where you can make online payments for our services.

Please note we are unable to accept American Express or Diners Club cards

Paying us by cheque

Due to measures put in place to protect our employees during the Coronavirus outbreak, most of our staff are now working from home.

This means that if you usually make payments to either council by cheque, the processing of your cheque will be delayed and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Payments can still be made using the following methods.

  • Use our online instructions further down this page
  • Debit and Credit card (please have your usual reference number ready to quote or enter, for example your Council Tax reference or Rent Tenancy Number) 
  • Telephoning the 24-hour automated telephone payment system on 0300 123 4000 and selecting Option 1.
  • Telephoning customer services on 0300 123 4000 between 8:30am – 5:00pm


You can also make payment via Bank Transfer (quoting your usual reference) using the details below:

Mid Suffolk details

  • For Council Tax & Business Rates – Sort Code 30-99-85, Account 00716577
  • For Rents – Sort Code 30-99-85, Account 00708698
  • For Other Services – Sort Code 30-99-85, Account 00708795

Babergh details

  • For Council Tax & Business Rates – Sort Code 30-98-31, Account 01217231
  • For Rents – Sort Code 30-98-31, Account 01217347
  • For Other Services – Sort Code 30-98-31, Account 01217452 

Pay online for our services:


Repay Benefit Overpayment


Pay Babergh Business Rates

Pay Mid Suffolk Business Rates

Building Control

Pay for Building Regulation fees


Pay Parking Fine

Council Tax

Pay Council Tax

Set up Direct Debit for Babergh Council Tax

Set up Direct Debit for Mid Suffolk Council Tax


Pay Rent

Pay Garage Rent


Paying for a Formal Planning Application

Paying for a Planning Pre Application Enquiry

Pay a CIL or S106 Demand

Pay the Habitats Mitigation (RAMS)

Sundry Invoice

Pay a sundry invoice

The Council

Parish Precept Forms

Waste Services

Brown Bin Subscription Renewal


Automated Telephone Payments (ATP)


Some services are available to pay via our Automated Telephone Payments (ATP) telephone number using your debit or credit card

Services that can be paid via ATP are as follows:

  1. Council Tax
  2. Business Rates
  3. Housing or Garage Rent
  4. Housing Benefit Over Payments
  5. Carpark Penalty Notices
  6. Sundry Debtors Invoices

To use the Automated Telephone Payment system (ATP) please call 0300 123 4000 and select option 1. This system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This call will cost you 3 pence per minute plus your phone company's access charge.