Make a payment

    It is quick and simple to pay online for many of the services that we offer. You can pay using our secure 24 hour online payment service with most credit and debit cards.

    You can pay some of our general online payments and invoices. To pay an invoice you will need the invoice account number and reference details shown on your invoice.

    General online payments and invoices

    Council Tax

    To make a payment you must have details of your account number and the amount you wish to pay.

    You can check your council tax balance online.

    Pay your Council Tax

    Ceremonies

    You can pay for one of the following pre-booked ceremonies: marriages, civil partnerships, naming ceremonies and renewal of vows.

    To use this service you must have already booked your ceremony with the Ceremonies Officer at Chester Register Office.

    Pay for a pre-booked ceremony

    Parking and bus lane penalties

    To make a payment you will need to quote the penalty charge notice (PCN) number shown on your parking or bus lane ticket. Please allow at least 24 hours after the time the notice was issued to pay online.

    You can appeal a parking or bus lane ticket.

    Pay a parking or bus lane penalty

    School transport

    To make a payment you will need your student reference number and personal details. Payments can only be made if you have received a payment request from the Transport Commissioning Service. (TCS). A change of address or school/college must be reported to TCS before payment is made.

    Make a school transport payment

    Benefits overpayments

    To make a benefits overpayment you must have details of your account number and the amount you wish to pay.

    Make a benefits overpayment

    Business rates

    To make a payment you must have details of your non domestic account number and the amount you wish to pay. You can search for your business account number or find out your outstanding balance.

    Make a business rates payment

    Business Improvement District(BID)

    To make a payment for your BID levy you must have your account number and the amount you wish to pay.

    Pay your BID levy

    Housing

    To make a housing rents payment, please have your Housing Rent Account Reference Number ready (8 or 9 digits long starting with a '1, 2 or 3').

    Make a housing rents payment

    Adult Social Care

    To make a payment you must have details of your invoice number and the amount you wish to pay.

    Make an Adult Social Care invoice payment