Apply for a Council Tax refund for someone who has died

Use this form to request a refund of overpaid Council Tax where the person who made the payments has died.

Completing this form does not guarantee that you will receive a refund. We will check your account to see if you are in credit and whether a refund can be issued. 

All refunds are sent by BACS into a bank account.

This form will ask you to provide

  • Your name, address and contact details.
  • The Council Tax account reference of the person who has died.
  • The address for which you are requesting a refund.
  • Sort code, account number and the name on the bank or building society account you would like us to send the refund to.

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To provide this service Dover District Council will collect and process personal information. We may check some of the information with other sources (e.g. government departments and other councils) to verify your identity and ensure that the information you have provided is accurate.

Your personal information is being processed because it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

Please refer to our Corporate Privacy Notice for further details on how we process your personal information and your rights. This is also available in other formats (e.g. print).