Council Tax Student Certificate

Self-Service Facility

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PRINTING YOUR CERTIFICATE
ON-CAMPUS

The on-line self-service facility allows you to generate your own Council Tax Student Certificate. You can then print this as proof of study for your Local Council or landlord. This service is available via MyUCLan. Please be aware that you must use a colour printer when printing your Council Tax Student Certificate. 

PRINTING YOUR CERTIFICATE
OFF-CAMPUS

If you are using this service off-campus you MUST open MyUCLan through Remote Access in order to generate and print your Council Tax Student Certificate. Please be aware that you must use a colour printer when printing your Council Tax Student Certificate.

WHICH STUDENTS CAN USE THIS SERVICE

To use the self service facility you should:
- be a full-time undergraduate student
- have started on or after September 2011
- be attending a course with standard course dates (September to May)
- have not had a break in your studies.
If you do not meet the criteria or are unable to access the service, you may still be eligible and a request can be submitted for a Council Tax Student Certificate via our request form below.

If you require any further information regarding Council Tax please take a look at the bottom of the UCLan Private Registered Accommodation web page.

Council Tax Student Certificate Request Form

Please complete the following form if you are based at:

- The Preston Main Campus
- The UCLan Burnley Campus (not Burnley College)
- The Westlakes Campus

If you are a student studying at a partner college you should NOT fill in this form. Instead, you should contact your college administration office to request the Council Tax Student Certificate.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have enrolled on your course and your course must have started before you apply for a Council Tax Student Certificate.

IF YOU LIVE IN AN AREA COVERED BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING COUNCILS, YOU MAY NOT NEED A COUNCIL TAX STUDENT CERTIFICATE:
- Burnley Borough Council
- Preston City Council
- Ribble Valley Borough Council
- South Ribble Borough Council

If you live within one of the above areas you simply need to ensure you have provided UCLan with your correct term time address and then contact your local council. Your name is then checked on an electronic database sent by the University. Provided you have enrolled on a full-time course at UCLan your details will be included on this electronic database.

Fields marked with an * are mandatory.

Your Details
Overseas students – all names shown on passport required
In case of a query, this will be useful to speed up your request
On back of UCLan card
Your Course Details
Address claimed for
Additional Information

If you request for your exemption certificate to be posted to a Preston Campus halls of residence address, you will be asked to collect this from The <i> when it is ready unless you specify you are unable to in the ‘Any other information’ space above. If you would like the Council Tax Certificate scanned and emailed to you, please be aware you will need to print this in order to be able to fill in your address details and sign it. Councils usually want Council Tax Certificates printed in colour.

Disclaimer 1 - Exemption Certificates usually take 3-5 working days to process. At busy times, Exemption Certificates can take up to 10-15 working days to process.

Disclaimer 2 - We can only provide address details from our database.  If these are incorrect please go to MyUCLan and update them.

Completion of this form allows for any personal data provided to be used to generate your requested letter by the University of Central Lancashire. Letters will only be shared with those individuals making the request. Any information detailed will be kept until your letter has been created and any letters produced will be held securely for six academic years after leaving the University- unless notified otherwise by the individual making the request. Retaining copies of produced letters will allow us to quickly update, provide and respond to any subsequent requests. For further information, please contact thei@uclan.ac.uk