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Pay for your housing benefit overpayment

You can pay your housing benefit overpayment by Direct Debit, online or by phone.

Pay by Direct Debit

Setting up a Direct Debit is the safest and most convenient way for you to pay your business rates and can be cancelled at any time by contacting your bank or building society.

Bournemouth

Download a direct debit form.

Choose from the 1st or the 15th of each month.

Christchurch

Complete an online direct debit application.

Choose from the 1st, the 15th or the 25th of each month.

Poole

Complete an online direct debit application.

Choose from the 1st, the 15th or the 25th of each month.

Pay online

Make a secure, debit or credit card payment online. You will need your housing benefit reference ready.

When using this payment method, it will show on your bank statement as: ‘Online payment BCP Council’.  

Pay by phone

Make a secure, debit or credit card payment on our 24-hour automated payment service. You will need your housing benefit reference ready.

Call 01202 672 932.

Internet banking or standing order

Arrange for your bank or building society to make regular payments to us. You will need our bank sort code and housing benefit reference.

Bournemouth businesses

  • sort code: 40-13-07
  • bank account number: 21006622

Christchurch businesses

  • sort code: 30-00-00
  • bank account number: 00270903 

Poole businesses

  • sort code: 20-68-95
  • bank account number: 20627437