Foreign Diplomat Council Tax discount
Foreign diplomats may be eligible for Council Tax discount.
If you are a diplomat
- you must not be a permanent resident in the United Kingdom (UK)
- the property must be your main home in the UK*
* There is no exemption for second homes
Your property will be exempt even if you are living with someone else who is a British Citizen.
If you are a landlord
If you are sub-letting part of your home to a diplomat you can apply for a discount of 25 per cent.
Apply for a Council Tax discount
To apply use the Council Tax Discount Claim Form . You can also get this form from the Council Tax office.
We will contact the Foreign Office to check your or your tenant's diplomatic status.