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The deadline to pay your Household Charge is fast approaching and Galway County Council is encouraging owners of residential properties to register/pay  as soon as possible and in any event before the 31st March to avoid late payment fees and interest.

Residential property owners can register and pay:

ONLINE:  at by credit / debit card:


BY POST: Registration forms are available online at or by contacting LoCall 1890 357 357 or 01-2224000.

Registration forms  are also available for collection at the Reception area of the Council at Aras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway, at  local Area Offices/ Libraries and at your local Post office.

N.B Please note that your PPSN number is required for the registration process.

You can also request a form by contacting or the following telephone numbers:

Galway County Council H.Q :, (091)509391,(091)509171,(091)509217,(091)509184,(091)509390


Ballinasloe Town Council  (090)9642263

Local Area Offices: Ballinasloe (090)9642274, Loughrea (091)841536, Athenry (091)844042, Portumna (090)9741019, Gort (091)631040, Oranmore (091)737020, Tuam (093)24123, Mountbellew (090)9679221, Carraroe (091)595771 and Clifden (095)21186.

Payments can be made by cheque / bank draft / postal order made payable to “Household Charge.”

Registration forms and payments should be posted to Household Charge, P.O Box 12168, Dublin 1. or to the Finance Section of Galway County Council.

BY CASH: Customers who wish to pay by cash can do so by calling to the Cashdesk at the reception area of the Council Headquarters ( 9 a.m-4.00 p.m) or to Ballinasloe Town Council, Civic Offices, Ballinasloe ( 9.30 a.m-1.00p.m  2-5 p.m ) Tuam, Clifden, Carraroe and Loughrea Area Offices will also acept cash payments this week during normal working hours.

EXTENDED OPENING HOURS: The Council H.Q at Aras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway and Ballinasloe Town Council, Civic Offices, Ballinasloe will remain open until 8.00 p.m on Thursday 29th March and Friday 30th of March and from 10.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m on Saturday the 31st of March to facilitate payment of the Household Charge. Tuam and Clifden Area Offices will also be open on Saturday between 10.00 a.m -5.00 p.m ( Cash payments will be accepted at all these offices )

Information on the charge including details of exemptions and waivers are available by logging onto the website or by contacting 1890 357 357 or 01-2224000.


Ger Mullarkey,
Head of Finance.


Download further information -

Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011-Public Information 
Household Charge-Registration Form 

If you would like a form posted to you then Request a form here

Household Charge - Additional Properties




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