On the Student Letters page, select the button labelled 'Request Council Tax Certificate'.
You will be taken to another page explaining how you print and/or save the document.
Note: if you try to open the document in your web browser and are asked for a password, then instead download the document and open it from your computer’s desktop.
If the online tool does not produce the current academic session information after two weeks have passed since the start of teaching, please contact the Student Records Team.
If you require a historic council student certificate for an academic year that is not being produced by the automatic tool, please contact the Student Records Team.
See the Citizens’ Advice website for basic information about Council Tax.
a self-contained ‘granny flat’ where the person who lives in it is a dependent relative of the owner of the main property.
Exempt students are not “jointly and severally liable” for Council Tax as they are for some other bills. However, the situation is different if you have a ‘higher’ interest in the property, e.g. if you are the owner.
You will need to contact the relevant authority (details on the bill) to ensure that the Council Tax department has applied the student exemptions for the correct dates and that all occupants in shared accommodation have provided Council Tax Student Certificates.
If you are not exempt from Council Tax, you may be entitled to a Council Tax Reduction or a Council Tax Discount, depending on your situation, and depending on the criteria used by your local authority. Please contact your local authority for further information.
Council Tax exemption ends when you stop being a student enrolled on a full-time course.