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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

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

Apply online for an occupied property reduction

Alternatively, if you are unable to complete our online application, please download and complete the icon personal discount application [831Kb]  and icon 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 localtaxes@pkc.gov.uk.

Contact details

Local Taxes

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