Spouse / dependant of foreign students
If a member of your household is a non-British spouse/civil partner or dependant of a student, you may be entitled to get a discount on your council tax bill.
You may be eligible for 50% discount if you are a non-British spouse/civil partner or dependant of a student . If there are other adults residing at the property, you may still be entitled to a discount depending on their circumstances. Please contact Local Taxes on 01738 477430 for more information.
To qualify a person must be:
- the spouse/civil partner or dependant of a student
- a non-British citizen
- prevented by the terms of his/her leave to enter or remain in the UK from taking paid employment or from claiming benefits
How to apply
In order to complete our online application, you will be required to supply:
- A valid email address
- A copy of a passport &/or visa which confirms the individual is prevented from taking paid employment or from claiming benefits
- If details of the person who is a full-time student and evidence of their course have not already been supplied, please ensure these are provided within this application by selecting the relevant disregard option
Alternatively, if you are unable to complete our online application, please download and complete the personal discount application [831Kb] and student certificate [152Kb] and submit these along with the required evidence detailed above. These can be returned by post to Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.