Most full time students are exempt from paying Council Tax. Please use this form to claim an exemption. Any fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required for us to process your claim. If you are having problems using the form or have any questions, please email or call us during office hours - (01225) 47 77 77, selecting option 'one' twice.



Please leave your telephone number and email address so we can resolve any issues or misunderstandings quickly. Your email address will also be used to send a copy of the information you have provided for your records.

* Name(s) of all occupants of the property
FirstnameSurnameStudying AtStudent Number

If there are more than six people living at your address, please give us details of the others in the 'Other Information' field at the bottom of the form.


Details of the property you are moving into.

* The address of the property you are moving into (lookup)



Landlord or letting agent's details

Is the property let as furnished?

Everything else

If only one of the occupier's is not a student - do they wish to claim a 25 percent discount?

Other information

The information you have provided may be shared across Bath and North East Somerset Council for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry. We will not give information about you to anyone else, or use information about you for other purposes, unless your consent has been given or the law allows this.

The use of your personal information is covered by our registration under the Data Protection Act 1998. You can, under this legislation, request a copy of the information we hold about you. If any information we hold about you is incorrect please let us know.

Bath and North East Somerset Council is committed to upholding the principles of the Data Protection Act, and will not process your information in a way incompatible with these principles. The Council’s Information Compliance Office can be contacted on (01225) 477000 or via email at


By choosing to send this form I declare the information given is correct, complete to the best of my ability, and that all people named have agreed to provide their information. I understand that if I knowingly give information that is false or incomplete, Bath and North East Somerset Council may take action against me; this may include court action. I agree that I must let you know in writing (web form, email or letter) about any change in circumstances which might affect the exemption.