Council tax discount application: student


Students may be disregarded when counting the number of adults using the property if they fall into the following categories:


  • Studying a full time or qualifying course of education at university, polytechnic or college course. It must last for at least an academic year. It must involve at least 21 hours study per week during term time, for at least 24 weeks per year.
  • Under the age of 20 and studying for more than 3 months for at least 12 hours per week. Includes anything up to A level, ONC or OND standard. Correspondence courses, evening classes, day release, or courses taken due to your job aren’t included. Also if you have left further education during 30 April to 1 November.
  • A Foreign Language Assistant, as long as you are registered with the Central Bureau for Educational Visits and Exchanges.
  • Living in England and Wales as your main residence and taking a full time course of education with an educational establishment situated in a Member State of the European Union. With effect from the 13 May 2011.

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