We want to make sure that we deal with your enquiry as quickly as possible, therefore it is important that you provide us with all of the information we need to process your request.

If you do not complete the correct form, we may need to come back to you for more information, which may delay your request.

Tell us about a change of address

Moving into East Lothian

Moving out of East Lothian

Moving within East Lothian

Landlord reporting a change

Reduce your Council Tax bill

Council Tax Reduction (previously known as Council Tax Benefit)

Discount and exemption application forms



Disabled person

Empty property reductions

Major structural repairs

Single occupancy

Discount and exemption review forms

Review form for a single occupancy

Review form for all other Council Tax reductions

Change in circumstances

Report a change in your circumstances

Paying your Council Tax

Direct debit instruction

Request a payment card

Request a refund

Downloadable forms

The following application forms need to be verified by a third party, therefore we are unable to offer an online version of these forms.

If you wish to apply for any of the following reductions, you will need to download and print an application form:


Care leaver

Long term care in hospital or residential home

Person in detenion

Severely mentally impaired


Can't find the form you need?

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for on our website, or unable to find an appropriate form to report your circumstances, you can contact our Council Tax team using a general enquiry form.

General enquiry form