Pay the council online

Below is a list of services with links to the appropriate payment pages. You will need your account number or a reference number to be able to complete the payment.

IMPORTANT: Southampton City Council has implemented 3D Secure for its payment services. Your card must be registered for 3D Secure for the payment to be successful. This can be completed via your issuing bank's online banking system.


Animal welfare 

This includes payments for lost and found dogs and licenses for: home boarding (dog sitting), animal boarding, dog breeding, riding establishments, performing animals, zoos, pet shops and dangerous wild animals.

Council Tax and Business Rates 


Music services 

This includes payments for music parental contributions, insurance income and tour/ trip income, peripatetic lessons, Trinity and ABRSM exam entries, ensemble membership payment and instrument hire.

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