Apply for an armed forces accommodation exemption (Class O)

Accommodation owned by the Ministry of Defence is exempt from council tax.

Before you start

The exemption applies to forces accommodation in and outside military bases.

You will need

You may want to include a letter from the armed forces as evidence.

Uploading supporting documents

We may ask you to upload some documents.  

  • Accepted file types: Word (docx), Acrobat (pdf), Excel (xlsx), Plain text (txt)
  • Zip files cannot be uploaded
  • We also accept photos taken on phones and tablets and the following image file types - jpeg, gif, png
  • There is a maximum individual file size per document of 50MB

What happens next

We may need to visit the property before we give the exemption. We will contact you to make an appointment.

We aim to give you an answer within 10 working days. Please check My Account for updates.

This form should take approximately six minutes to complete.

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