Guide

Pay your Self Assessment tax bill

Last updated: 7 March 2017

Bank details for online or telephone banking, CHAPS, Bacs

You can make a transfer from your bank account by Faster Payments, CHAPS or Bacs.

Your bill will tell you which account to pay in to. If you don't have a bill, or you're not sure, use HMRC Cumbernauld.

Account details to use

Sort code Account number Account name
08 32 10 12001039 HMRC Cumbernauld
08 32 10 12001020 HMRC Shipley

If your account is overseas

Bank identifier code (BIC) Account number (IBAN) Account name
CITIGB2L GB74CITI08321012001039 HMRC Cumbernauld
CITIGB2L GB74CITI08321012001039 HMRC Shipley

What you'll need

You'll need to use your 11-character payment reference when you pay. This is your 10-digit Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) followed by the letter 'K'.

You can find it on your:

Your payment may be delayed if you use the wrong reference number.

How long it takes

Payments by Faster Payments (online or telephone banking) usually reach HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on the same or next day, including weekends and bank holidays.

CHAPS payments usually reach HMRC the same working day if you pay within your bank's processing times.

Bacs payments usually take 3 working days.

Payments from overseas may take longer - check with your bank.

Multiple payments by CHAPS

Contact HMRC if you want to make a single payment via CHAPS for multiple Self Assessment bills, using more than one payment reference number.

HMRC's banking address is:

Citibank N A
Citigroup Centre
Canary Wharf 33
Canada Square
London E14 5LB

Pay your Self Assessment tax bill
Bank details for online or telephone banking, CHAPS, Bacs