Economic Development and Enterprise

How can I Pay?

Can I pay my rates electronically/by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)?

Yes, you can pay your rates electronically/ by EFT. Cork County Council’s Bank Account details for Rates payments are as follows:

Name of Account

Cork County Council - Rates

Bank

AIB Bank, 66 South Mall, Cork

Bank Sort Code

93 41 78

Bank Account No.

70405135

IBAN No. 

IE13  AIBK  9341 7870 4051 35

BIC

AIBKIE2D

**The above Bank Account is for receipt of Rate payments only. It is not to be used for any other payments to Cork County Council**

When paying by electronic transfer you must tag the payment with the rate account number(s).  You will generally enter this as the ‘Narrative’ to appear on Cork County Council’s Bank Statement and your own. Your Rate Account No. appears on your Rate Bill/Reminder Notice in the form of 7 digits followed by letters RA followed by 2 digits e.g. 6723456RA99.

NB: Failure to reference the full correct rate account number may result in delays in a payment being credited to your rate account.

Remittance advice should also be sent to the Rate Collector, Cork County Council, Collection Office, Floor 6, County Hall, Cork or by email to  collection@corkcoco.ie .

I do not have access to EFT payments, can I pay my rates in other ways?
If you are not paying rates by EFT you may pay using one of the following payment methods:
• Credit/Debit Card - pay by phone facility is available on 021 4285514, from 9 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.
• Cork County Council Standing Order Form (pdf).
• In person at the Payments Office, Ground Floor, County Hall, Cork (located behind the Switchboard/Reception Desk).

Whichever method of payment is used, the rate account number(s) must be quoted in full. Your Rate Account No. appears on your Rate Bill/Reminder Notice in the form of 7 digits followed by letters RA followed by 2 digits e.g. 6723456RA99.

NB: Failure to quote the full correct rate account number may result in delays in a payment being credited to your rate account.