Household Charge

The €100 Household Charge was payable in 2012 by owners of residential properties.  It has been replaced for 2013 by the Local Property Tax (LPT). If you have enquiries regarding your Local Property Tax (LPT) for 2013, please visit or contact the following numbers 

Telephone (ROI only) 1890 200 255 or

Telephone (Outside ROI only)+353 1 7023049 

Household Charge – Arrears 

  • Owners had until 31st March 2012 to pay the household charge without incurring late payment fees.
  • With penalties and interest this charge increased to €130 up to the end of April 2013. This further increased to €144 and €145 in May and June respectively. From 1st July 2013 the charge is €200 and will be collected by the Revenue Commissioners as part of the Local Property Tax (LPT).

How to pay?

Online:  at - by credit card/debit card
By Post: Registration forms are available online; Post Offices; City/County Councils; Libraries; Citizen Information Centres or telephone Lo Call 1890 357357.

Payment can be made by cheque/postal order/bank draft and made payable to “Household Charge".  

Send your form with the payment to:
Household Charge,
P.O Box 12168,
Dublin 1.

Local Authority: In your City/County Council offices (no administration fee applies).