Pay Your Rates



You can help us save paper by electing to receive your rates instalment notices by email – it’s easy, just click here. You will still get your main rates notice and resident parking stickers in the mail.

Pay Online

(American Express, Visa or MasterCard only). Please note a .7% service fee applies.

Pay by B-Pay

Contact your participating bank or credit union, via phone or internet. Our biller code is 1735. Please note credit cards cannot be used for this service.

Pay at Australia Post

Pay at any Australia Post Office or Agency. Credit cards not accepted.

Pay by phone – just call 1300 276 468

Pay over the phone by credit card. Our biller code is 1735. We accept American Express, Visa or MasterCard. Please note a .7% service fee applies.

Pay by Mail

Mail us your cheque or money order – credit cards not accepted.

Please note this address is for rates payments only, not for general correspondence.

Northern Beaches Council
Locked Bag W121
Sydney NSW 1292

Pay in Person

Visit our Customer Service Centre between 8.30 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday. We’re at the Civic Centre on Civic Drive, Dee Why. You can pay by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card (American Express, Visa or MasterCard only). A 1% service fee applies for credit card payments. 

Pay by Direct Debit

Have your rates debited from your savings or cheque account on the due date. Credit cards are not accepted.

To set up direct debit, fill out this form and email, post or drop it in to council.


Are you a pensioner or experiencing hardship? We can offer you assisstance and alternative payment options. Find the relevant forms under links.