Bristol City Council Change of Address

Bristol City Council Tax Moving Home

bristol city council change of address

Bristol City Council Tax Moving Home

bristol city council moving home

If you’re moving home you’ll need to complete the Bristol City council tax change of address process. When moving home you need to update lots of different services, least of which¬† your council tax, water and electoral roll.

Whether you’re moving into the area, out of the area or within the area you can update your address with Bristol City Council in 2 minutes by using our council tax change of address service.

Based on your postcode, we’ll identifies who you new and previous council are and you can let them know you’re new address in just a few clicks ūüė䬆

You will also be able to update your address across all of your other accounts, such as water, HMRC, TV licence, loyalty cards and hundreds others at the same time. Update Bristol City Council by filling in the form below.

Enter address manually

How to change address with Bristol City Council

council tax change of address online

The Bristol City Council moving home process is simple and can be done online in 2 minutes.

As you know, it’s important that you complete your Bristol City Council Change of Address. If you’re moving out of your current jurisdiction you will need to setup your council tax with your new council and let your previous council know you’ve moved.

Here are two ways you can finish you Bristol City council tax change of address:

Update Bristol City Council Onlineūüďć‚Äč

Here’s how to complete your Bristol City Council Tax change of address:¬†

  • 1) Head over to SlothMove’s home setup service
  • 2) Enter your new and previous postcode
  • 3) SlothMove populates your council tax providers
  • 4) Select who needs to know you’re moving home (Wiltshire Council, HMRC, DWP, Water, Electoral Roll etc…)
  • 5) Click submit SlothMove will update your address with your council and others selected

We’ll help you update your address with both your new and previous council online in minutes. This will help make sure you don’t receive any incorrect charges.

Since you’re moving, we will also cover how you can update your address across other essential institutions and companies (HMRC, Student Loan, NS&I, Energy, Water Supplier etc…).

SlothMove also lets you communicate to your new council that you’re a single occupant, giving you a 25% single occupancy discount. This is the quickest and simplest way to finish your Bristol City council tax change of address ūü¶•¬†¬†

Call Bristol City Council ūüďě

You can call Bristol City Council on: 0117 922 2000. Once you get through to the right department that will typically be able to support with your query. Waiting times can take up to an hour during the week.

How do I inform the council of change of address?

To inform your council about your change of address, enter SlothMove’s change of address portal. Simply enter your previous and new postcode and select which council tax provider you’d like to inform about your move.

SlothMove will let your new and/or previous council tax provider know about your home move. Your council provider will be in touch within 4 weeks to confirm your home setup.

If you’re moving out of the area you will receieve a letter confirming your final account.

Either way, SlothMove will take care of the council tax address update so you can kick-back and enjoy your home move.

Bristol City Council Tax Bands 2021

Bristol City Council Tax Bands 2021‚Äč

You may be wondering, how much is Bristol City Council tax, or what are the council tax bands in Bristol?

As we know, each Council Tax band is attributed a different charge. The Valuation Office creates a Council Tax band based on what the value of your property would have been if it had been sold April 1st 1991.

Now we’ve covered how to complete your Bristol City Council Change of Address let’s take a look at the council tax banding. So, what are the Bristol City Council Rates for 2021/22?¬†

According to the Bristol Local Authority, the Council Tax bandings for 2021/22 are:

BandProperty value rangeCouncil tax charge
A

Up to and including £40,000

£1,442.43

B

£40,001 Р£52,000

£1,682.84

C

£52,001 Р£68,000

£1,923.24

D

£68,001 Р£88,000

£2,163.65

E

£88,001 Р£120,000

£2,644.45

F

£120,001 Р£160,000

£3,125.27

G

£160,001 Р£320,000

£3,606.08

H

Over £320,000

£4,327.30

Do I need to inform Bristol City council when I move house?

When moving home you need to inform both your previous and new council about your move. Even if you’re moving within the jurisdiction of Bristol council you need to let them know you’re moving home. You should let both councils (or the single council) know that you’re moving 1 month before you change address.¬†

If you are changing councils, your previous council will generate a bill within 4 weeks and post it to your previous address (unless advised otherwise). If you’re moving into Bristol, Bristol council will send you a letter to setup your bill. When you setup your new council tax you should let them know if you’re a single occupant, entitling you to a 25% discount.

Bristol Housing Benefits Change of Address

If you live in Bristol City and claim housing benefits and your circumstances change, such as your address, you need to update Bristol City Council. Here’s how to complete your Bristol housing benefit change of address:

  • Head over to SlothMove’s home setup & address change service
  • Select Bristol City Council (and anyone else who needs to know you’re moving, like HMRC, DWP, TV Licence etc…)
  • Select ‘Complete’ and SlothMove will complete your Bristol City Council change of address for you¬†

Completing the Bristol City council change of circumstances process is important. To learn more about housing benefits in Bristol you can explore this help section on their website. They cover who is eligible, under what circumstances and the types of benefit you can claim.

Where is Bristol City Council

Bristol City has a population of around 500,000 people as of 2021, making it one of the largest cities in the UK. You can find Bristol City Council:

Bristol City Council
College Green,
Bristol
BS1 5TR

If you’re prefer, you can also call Bristol Council on: 0117 922 2000

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bristol City Council's contact number?

You can contact Bristol City Council by calling 0117 922 2000. If you’re looking to update your address you can use SlothMove’s home setup service

How do I get my council tax reduction for Bristol City Council?

If you’re moving home SlothMove will help set up your single person discount by informing Bristol City Council about your move and circumstances. Otherwise, you’ll need to call Bristol Council (0117 922 2000) and speak to the council tax team.

Bristol City Council Moving Home & Beyond

Bristol City Council Moving Home & Beyond‚Äč

In this article we’ve covered how to complete the Bristol Council moving home process. By using SlothMove’s home setup service you can update your address with your council tax, water and hundreds of other providers in a couple of minutes. We also explored how to complete a Bristol housing benefit change of address; why you need to update your council tax when moving, when to update it; and how to claim your single occupancy discount.

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