How to pay your Good Trader Scheme fees

Payment can currently be made via any of the following methods:


Make a payment by debit or credit card online.

BACS transfer

If you would like to pay this fee by BACS transfer please use the following information:

  • Bank: Barclays Bank
  • Account Name: Wigan Council
  • Sort Code: 20-55-58 
  • Account No: 63553698
  • Reference: Please quote 'Good Trader Scheme membership fees'

Please email us at to confirm you are making a payment via this method.

The council receive a large number of payments via this method and it is important that the BACS team can distinguish between the payments and correctly allocate your payment to the Trading Standards section. Failure to inform us that you are making a payment via this method could lead to your application not being processed or your membership to the scheme not being issued/renewed.

In person

To make a payment in person please go to Wigan Life Centre.

Please be aware that when paying in person at the Wigan Life Centre you can only make payments by credit/debit card. There is no provision available for fees to be paid in cash or by cheque at the Life Centre.


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