What to do when moving home

If you are moving into Sutton

If you are moving into Sutton from another borough, your old council will charge you up to the date you left. By giving us the following details straight away you will have more time to pay your bill. 

If you are moving, please use our online form to tell us about this as soon as possible.

Please note: do not use our self serve facility if you are moving into a new build and please email the Council Tax section with the full details.

If you are renting your home, please tell us:

  • the full postal address

  • the full name(s) on the tenancy agreement

  • the date your tenancy starts and, if different, the date you are moving into the property

  • if the property is a furnished or unfurnished let

  • details of the people who will be living there, the number of adults over the age of 18 years old and their full names

  • the full name and address of your landlord or letting agents

If you are buying your home, please tell us:

  • the full postal address

  • the full name/s of the legal owner/s

  • the completion date on the purchase of the property and if different the date you are moving in

  • the number of adults over the age of 18 years living in the property and their full names

  • the previous owner/s forwarding address or acting solicitors

Check the Council Tax band and charge for your new address.

Further information 

Here you can find out more about what council tax pays for and council tax discounts and exemptions


You can also use our Self Serve to notify us of the following:

  • you are the sole occupier of a property and wish to claim a sole occupancy discount

  • notify us if the name(s) detailed on your council tax or business rates bill are incomplete, incorrect or misspelled

  • tell us about a change of name

  • to set up a direct debit instruction

  • to change your direct debit bank details with us

Please note: do not use our self serve facility if you are moving into a new build and please email the Council Tax section with the full details.

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