Apply for a student council tax exemption or discount
In this section:
Under 20s in further education council tax discount
If you are receiving Child Benefit for someone who is:
- living with you
- aged over 18; and
- in full-time further education
and you are the only other adult living in the property, you can apply for a 25% discount on your council tax.
The further education course must last at least three months and include 12 hours of work a week to qualify.
When you apply you will need to provide proof of the student's status. This can include proof of child benefit, a student certificate, or a letter from the head teacher with the course start and end dates.