Council Tax discount for school or college leavers

A school or college leaver is as a person who:

  • is under 20 years old
  • stopped studying a full-time course of education or a qualifying course of education after 30 April and before 1 November in any year

If a young person reaches the age of 18 after leaving school or college, they are disregarded for Council Tax for a few weeks before becoming a student. A young person will be disregarded for Council Tax until 1 November under any circumstances in the year of leaving school or college.

Apply for a discount for a school or college leaver

To apply please follow these steps:

  • Download and complete the application form
  • Scan the completed application form using either a scanner or taking a picture of it using your mobile phone.
  • Attach the image and answer the questions on the evidence form.