Ways to pay

Payments to the council can be made online with your PC or smartphone, by direct debit, on the telephone, by bank giro or by standing order.


You can make a payment online for services listed on the drop down on the pay page.

Direct Debit Direct Debit

This is a simple, convenient and safe way to pay. You can setup a Direct Debit for your council tax or business rates online. Simply visit our Pay page and choose the appropriate payment type from the list.

Or alternatively, download a form to set up a direct debit for one of our other types:

Or, you can also use the form on our pay page to pay via smartphone


24 hour Automated Telephone Payment Line: 0845 075 8518.

All cards are accepted with the exception of American Express & Diners.

Please note: Paying by Credit Card may incur a charge of 2.2%, debit cards are free.

Please note this facility is not available for paying accounts starting with M or P - these can be paid online.

Bank Giro Credit

Complete the slip at the bottom of your Council or Berneslai Homes bill and take it with payment for the full amount to any bank.  Please note your bank may charge you for this service.

Standing Orders

To set up a standing order contact your bank and quote the following Barnsley Council bank details:

  • Bank name: Barclays Bank plc, 27 Church Street, BARNSLEY. S70 2AJ
  • Sort Code: 20-04-50
  • Bank Account Number: 83651142
  • The account number you are paying
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