Register for Council Tax

This form is to be used if you need to register for council tax at a property in the Durham County Council area and you are not already registered.

If you provide your email address we will send you a receipt.

In order to complete this form you will need the following information:

  • your new address and contact details

  • the date you purchased the property, or the date your tenancy started (if applicable)

  • the date you moved into the property and details of anyone else over the age of 18 moving into the property with you.

  • if the property will remain unoccupied, please provide a correspondence address

  • the name and address of your landlord (if applicable)

  • your bank details if you wish to pay by Direct Debit

    Data Protection

    In line with data protection laws, we may share the information you give us with other council teams if they need it to carry out their duties, or with other relevant authorities to prevent or detect fraud or other crimes.

    To read our council tax privacy notice about how we use your personal data or for more information about the council's data privacy go to: