Council Tax discount and exemptions for single persons and disregarded adults

Foreign diplomats or force visitors

If any of the following adults live at the property, please apply for a foreign diplomat or visiting forces discount:

  • Members or dependants of international headquarters and defence organisations
  • Someone visiting forces
  • Someone who is the spouse or dependant of a student and are not a British citizen
  • Someone with diplomatic privileges or immunities

An exemption may also be applicable if any of the following apply:

  • The property is at a Ministry of Defence barracks or married quarters
  • The property is used as accommodation for visiting forces
  • The property is only lived in by foreign diplomats

What you will need

As part of the application, you will be asked to provide documentary evidence.

Apply for a Council Tax discount or exemption