Debt recovery: ways to pay

Payment methods for debt recovery

Online payment

You can pay online now: select "Debtors Invoices (11 digits)" from the list to the left.

Direct debit

Our preferred method of payment. To arrange to pay by direct debit, please

Telephone payment line – automated (open 24 hours a day)

Payments can be made using credit & debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Maestro, Switch or Solo) by telephoning 0845 372 1745.

You will need to quote the reference number of your invoice and have your debit or credit card to hand to complete the transaction.

BACS, bank transfer, and standing order

Our bank details are:

Barclays Bank

Sort code: 20-17-68

Account: 70509035

Account name: Credit Suspense Account

(Please quote your reference number.)


Make cheques payable to Northampton Borough Council. Please quote your invoice number on the back of the cheque and post to:

Northampton Borough Council

Accounts Payable

The Guildhall

St Giles Square


(Will will not issue a receipt unless you specifically ask for one.)

Payzone & post office

You can make a payment at retail outlets displaying the Payzone sign or any post office using the bar code on the front of your letter.