Change of address
If you move house, it's important you tell us as soon as possible so we can send you a bill for Council Tax. Please note however if your house move is more than fourteen days in advance of today's date do not complete any of our online move forms.
Once we have all of your details, we will send you your new Council Tax bill within seven working days.
If you are a landlord that wants to report a change in a tenancy at your property, please visit our landlord tenancy change page.
Moving within Sandwell
If you are moving from one Sandwell address to another, and were liable for Council Tax or receiving Housing Benefit at your previous address, please complete the online form below. If you were not liable for Council Tax at your previous address please use the Moving to Sandwell form.
If you are receiving Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction please complete the relevant part of the form and we'll update your benefits information too.
Please note: If you are moving out of your old property and into your new one on the same day you need to put down the same date for moving out and moving in as part of the form.
Moving to Sandwell
If you are moving to Sandwell from outside the borough, please complete this online form.
If you also want to make a claim for benefit please use our online claim form for Housing Benefit or online claim form for Council Tax Reduction. You should also use this form if you are moving from an address in Sandwell where you were not liable to pay Council Tax to an address where you will be liable to pay Council Tax.
Moving out of Sandwell
If you are moving out of the borough to an address outside, Sandwell please complete this online form. You should also use this form if you are moving to an address in Sandwell where you will not be liable to pay Council Tax (eg back to your parents' house), or if you have sold either a previously empty property or sold a property following the owner passing away.
Moving out of the country
Please see the information on this page if you are moving out of the country.
In order to complete any of the online move forms you will need to provide details of the address that you are moving to. If you are unsure of the full address details of the property that you are moving to please use the post code finder to assist you.
Third party authorisation
Please be aware that we can only discuss an account or benefit claim with the person named on the bill or claiming the benefit. If you want someone else to be able to contact us on your behalf please fill in our Third Party Authorisation form.
Don’t forget your vote does not move with you. Your vote matters so make sure you are on the electoral roll. You can register to vote online or call our elections team on 0121 569 3244. Your credit rating may be affected if you don’t.