Student Exemption and Discount Review

We are carrying out a review of Council Tax discounts currently in place across East Herts. If you've received a request for information about your student exemption please complete our review form using the link below.

For the purpose of a Council Tax discount/exemption a student is defined as a person who is undertaking a:

Full-time course of education :

  • Subsists for at least one academic year
  • Requires attendance for at least 24 weeks in each year: and
  • Requires study, tuition or work experience for an average of 21 hours per week.

Or a qualifying course of education:

  • Person must be aged under 20 years
  • The course must subsist for at least 3 calendar months
  • Exceeds 12 hours per week on relevant activities
  • Does not include evening classes or correspondence courses

Please fill in the form below

Red asterisk denotes a required answer.

Property Details

Property Address
Has any of the above named student(s) education changed since you last applied? If so please provide details of each
Please use this attachment box to attach copies of all Student Certificates.  Please note, we are happy to receive copies in the post or delivered to the Council offices by hand.

Please ensure that you clearly mark the declaration section of what method you will use.
Maximum 8 files.
15 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, bmp, eps, tif, pict, psd, txt, rtf, html, odf, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, xml, avi, mov, mp3, ogg, wav, bz2, dmg, gz, jar, rar, sit, svg, tar, zip.
30 MB limit per form.


Name & Relationship of Person completing the form

I confirm that all the details above are correct and I will contact the Council immediately of any changes (WARNING -Please be advised that a penalty of £70 may be imposed, under Schedule 3 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 where false information is provided)

For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice