Frequently Asked Question


Where can I pay my rates?


Cash and cheque payments can be made in person at any of the Council's collection offices: Mastrick Access Point, Woodside Access Point, and Kincorth Access Point. If you are sending a cheque payment, this should be addressed to Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 16, 3rd Floor West, Marischal College, AB10 1AB. Please quote your customer account reference with any payment made.

You can also pay by Debit or Credit Card at any collection office or by telephoning the Business Rates Team on 01224 346146. There is a charge of 1.27% for Credit Card payments.

You can also pay online by using our Online Payment link

  • by Direct Debit a form is available on the main Business Rates page
  • by Standing Order - please contact the Business Rates Team
  • By BACS or electronic payments - these should be made to Aberdeen City Council using the following details:
    Clydesdale Bank plc
    Sort Code 82-60-11
    Account 30009067
    Please quote 'Aberdeen City Council Business Rates' and your customer reference (found on your account).
  • If you are paying from outside the United Kingdom, our IBAN number is GB68CLYD8260 1130 0090 67
  • Our SWIFT Code is CLYDGB21350