Often students who are aged 18 or over and are at university studying a course longer than 24 weeks a year, which involves over 21 hours a week study time, may be eligible for exemption.

Students who meet Canterbury City Council’s criteria will need to apply for Council Tax Exemption and provide a copy of a Council Tax Exemption Certificate provided by the their university.

Students who wish to apply for council tax exemption can do so by telephone or online.

The contact details for Canterbury City Council are;

Telephone: 01227 862 300

Email: council.tax@canterbury.gov.uk

Website: https://www.canterbury.gov.uk/council-tax/discounts-and-exemptions/students/