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Pay non-domestic (business) rates

Non-domestic rates (or business rates) are payable on the 7th of every month between May and February.

How to pay

By Direct Debit

To set up a Direct Debit, complete and return a Direct Debit form (Word, 68kb).


Pay non-domestic rates

You'll need your non-domestic rates reference number. We accept:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Solo
  • Visa Delta
  • Visa Electron
  • Maestro

By phone

Call our automated payment service on 0300 456 0639. Please have your non-domestic rates reference number and your debit or credit card details ready.

You can pay by debit or credit card by calling our Business Rates Team.

Standing Order

If you wish to set up a Standing Order then please contact your bank directly. Make sure the bank quotes the business rates reference number printed on your bill. Payments should be credited to:

Bank: Clydesdale Bank, 151 High Street, Irvine KA12 8AB
Sort Code: 82-65-22
Account Name: North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine
Account No.: 80443671

By post

  • cheques/postal orders made payable to 'North Ayrshire Council' and crossed 'A/C Payee Only'
  • write your business rate reference number on the back of the cheque/postal order
  • send the bank giro credit slip (if provided) with your payment
  • if you need a receipt, send in the complete rates notice.

Post to:
North Ayrshire Council
Business Support
3rd floor (west)
Cunninghame House
Irvine KA12 8EE

Contact Business Rates




01294 310121

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