If you think you qualify for a student discount or exemption you should visit Apply for a Discount, Exemption or Disregard.
If you attend a college or university other than:
We will also need to see a copy of the Council Tax Student Certificate for each applicant. You can get a copy from your course administrator.
In general, to be classed as a full-time student your course must:
If you study for a qualification up to A-level and you're under 20, your course must:
If there is any Council Tax to pay it is the owner, or tenant(s) named on the rental agreement that are liable to pay it, irrespective of whether they are classed as a full-time student. It is up to individuals and joint tenants/owners how they decide to share out this bill.
We will assess your eligibility and if a discount is awarded, we will send you a revised bill. If you have paid too much Council Tax a refund will be arranged for you.