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7. Ways to pay an overpayment

Online

You can pay online using a debit or credit card.

Telephone

Call our automated payment line on 08447 369631* at anytime and follow the prompts. You will need the invoice number and a debit or credit card.

At your bank

Pay at your own bank or any branch of Lloyds Bank PLC using a giro slip. Bank details are below.

Standing order

Ask your bank to set up a standing order. Our bank details are:

Bank: Lloyds Bank PLC Exeter
Sort Code: 30-93-14
Account No: 00365206
Reference No: the invoice number

Post Office

Pay by cash or cheque at any Post Office using a bar code or giro slip. If you are paying by cheque make it payable to Post Office Ltd and write the invoice number on the back. 

Always ask for a receipt.

Payzone

Use the barcode at any Payzone outlet. Some Payzone outlets may only accept cash.

Post

Send your cheque or postal order direct to us, making them payable to East Devon District Council. Always write the invoice number and address on the back and send to:

East Devon District Council
Council Offices
Knowle
Sidmouth
EX10 8HL

Please do not send cash through the post.

For all credit cards and some pre-paid cards: a 1.5 per cent fee of the amount payable will be added at the payment stage

* Calls cost 6 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. East Devon District Council receives no additional income for calls to this number