A person may claim resident status by providing proof of residency in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough in the preceding seven years.
Proof of residency requires the presentation of official original documents (not photocopies) that confirm an applicant’s address in the Borough, dated within the last seven years and may include:
- Driver’s licence
- Ultility bill
- Bank/Post Office/Buulding Society Statement
- Credit/Debit card statement
- Mortgage statement
- Rates bill
* Resident status will be established for former residents who had no choice but to relocate outside the borough for reasons beyond their control, related to their care, following receipt of confirmation from a suitable care provider.
Anyone who is unable to provide proof of residency will be charged as non-Residents.
The Council reserves the right to check any addresses using the Land & Property Services search facility to determine if the address is within the Council boundary.
Definition of Resident - a person who has permanently resided in the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey in the preceding seven years.
Definition of a Non-Resident – a person who has not permanently resided in the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey in the preceding seven years.