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.

Eligibility

 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

You should provide proof that you are prevented from taking paid employment or claiming benefits.

Contact details

Local Taxes

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 477430