East Lothian Council

Residency details / Single person discount verification

This form is used to verify residency details for council tax purposes.

The Council has a duty to protect the public funds it administers and can verify that the information you have provided is true and correct. Information may be shared with third parties in order to validate your application. If you would like to know more about this, please select the following link:

How we use the information you provide.

Property details

Please note that fields marked * are required.

In order that we can deal with your enquiry quickly and fully, please provide as much information as you can. Failure to provide all of the information requested may result in a delay and we may need to contact you again for more information.

Daytime telephone number *

Email address

Tell us how you would like to receive your bills (Email or Post) *
Email  Post  

Council Tax account number (9 digits)

Council Tax property number (6 digits)

Address and postcode of the property *

Title and full names of all those who are resident in the property

Title* Full name* Tenant/
Relationship to tenant/owner Date of birth (if under 18) Date moved in*





Some residents of the property may be disregarded for council tax e.g. students, carers, apprentices.
If you are not currently in receipt of a single person discount and would like to apply for this reduction..

Any additional information you would like to provide

I declare that, to the best of my knowledge, the information given on this form is true and correct. I understand that it is an offence to knowingly make a false declaration. I understand that enquiries may be made to verify the information given and that this may include inspection of the property. If awarded a reduction, I undertake to inform the council tax team of any change in circumstances affecting the amount of council tax payable.