Kirklees Council Change of Address

Kirklees Council Tax Moving Home

Kirklees Council Change of Address​

Kirklees Council Tax Moving Home


If you’re moving home you’ll need to complete the Kirklees 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 Kirklees 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 😊 

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 Kirklees Council by clicking the below 👇

How to change address with Kirklees Council

council tax change of address online

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

As you know, it’s important that you complete your Kirklees 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 Kirklees council tax change of address:

Update Kirklees Council Online📍​

Here’s how to complete your Kirklees 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 (Kirklees 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 Kirklees council tax change of address 🦥  

Call Kirklees Council 📞

You can call Kirklees Council on: 01484 414700. 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.

Kirklees Council Tax Bands 2021

Kirklees Council Tax Bands 2021​

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

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 Kirklees Council Change of Address let’s take a look at the council tax banding. So, what are the Kirklees Council Rates for 2021/22? Kirklees Council is comprised of dozens of parishes, each having its own bandings. According to the Kirklees Local Authority, the Council Tax bandings for 2021/22 are:


 BandMelthamAll other areas
 BandDenby DaleHolme ValleyKirkburton

Do I need to inform Kirklees council when I move house?

Do I need to inform Kirklees 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 Kirklees 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 Kirklees, Kirklees 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.

Kirklees Housing Benefits Change of Address

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

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

Completing the Kirklees council change of circumstances process is important. To learn more about housing benefits in Kirklees 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 Kirklees Council

Kirklees has a population of over 440,000 people as of 2021, making it one of the largest counties in the UK. You can find Kirklees County Council:

Kirklees Council
Flint St,

If you’re prefer, you can also call Wiltshire Council on: 01484 414700

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kirklees Council's contact number?

You can contact Wilshire Council by calling 01484 414700. 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 Kirklees Council?

If you’re moving home SlothMove will help set up your single person discount by informing Kirklees Council about your move and circumstances. Otherwise, you’ll need to call Kirklees Council (01484 414700) and speak to the council tax team.

How do I submit planning and building requests to Kirklees Council?

Requests for building and planning can either be done through the Kirklees Council’s website or calling the building and planning team on the main number.

Kirklees Council Moving Home & Beyond

Wiltshire Council Moving Home & Beyond​

In this article we’ve covered how to complete the Kirklees 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 Kirklees 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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