Students

You won't pay Council Tax on your property if everyone over the age of 18 in the property is a student.

You will pay Council Tax if one household member (over 18) isn't a student. However, you may be able to get a 25% Council Tax reduction.

Full time student in Higher Education

You may be able to get a reduction if the student:

  • attends a university or college course which lasts for at least 24 weeks a year
  • is 18 or over and attends university or college
  • is on a course which involves at least 21 hours of study per week during term time

Under 20's in Further Education

You may be able to get a reduction if the student:

  • is studying for at least 12 hours per week for more than three months
  • is studying for any qualification up to A level or equivalent standard at a recognised college or school

Apply for a Council Tax reduction