My Newham is your account area of the website. You need to be registered and logged in to use it. Once you are, you can see balances of money, make payments, keep your details updated and find local information.
On this page you can read frequently asked questions that can help you get set up, use and get the most out of your My Newham account.
Registering with My Newham
Who can register with My Newham?
Anyone over 16 years of age can register with My Newham. You must enter a UK address and valid email address to complete the registration process.
I do not live in Newham. Can I still register for a My Newham account?
Yes, if you live in the UK you can still register with My Newham as long as you provide a UK address and valid email address.
How do I register with My Newham?
Visit the My Newham homepage and enter your email address under ‘New users’. You will then be asked to provide your name, home address, email address and a password. We will send you an email with a link to activate your account, after which you will be able to login and start using our online services.
I can’t find my address when I use the address search on the ‘Your details’ page
We currently use a national database to look up your address. On the rare occasion that your address cannot be found, please contact us via our help form.
I have registered, but have not received an account activation email
Check your Junk Email folder as our email may have been delivered there. If you do not receive an email within an hour of registering, please re-register and we will send you a new account activation email. Alternatively contact us via our help form.
The link to activate my account does not work. What should I do?
After you register with My Newham you have seven days to activate your account. After seven days you must re-register. If it has been less than seven days, please check that you have clicked on the most recent account activation link that we have sent you. If you continue to experience problems, contact us via our help form.
I have lost the email containing the account activation link
Simply re-register with My Newham. We will send you an email containing a new account activation link.
Logging in to My Newham
How do I login to My Newham?
Visit the My Newham homepage to login. You will be asked to enter your email address and the password that you have set up for your account.
How do I logout of My Newham?
To logout simply click on the ‘Logout’ button at the top right corner of the page.
What do I do if I receive an error message when logging into My Newham?
You must enter both the email address and password that you use for the account. The password field is case sensitive so please ensure that you enter it as you did when you created it. If you continue to experience problems we recommend that you select the ‘Forgotten your password?’ link.
What do I do if I have forgotten my password?
From the login screen, select the ‘Forgotten your password?’ link. This will prompt you to enter your email address. We will then send you an email containing a link to reset your password.
How do I can change my password?
Login to My Newham and click on the ‘Update my account details' option. Follow the instructions. If you have forgotten your password, see the question above.
Using My Newham
Do I have to register with My Newham to use online services?
No. You can report street problems anonymously, however if you would like to be kept informed of the progress of your reports, or use any of the other online services, you will need to have a My Newham account.
Why can’t I track the progress of all the enquiries in ‘My enquiries’ list?
Currently you can track all the transactions that you complete online through your My Newham account. However enquiries submitted through an alternative channel, for example by phone, will at this stage only be listed in your enquiry list.
How do I change my personal details?
Once logged in, click on the ‘Update my account details' option. You can amend your name, address, contact details and payment reference numbers.
Can I save my payment card details to My Newham?
No, this is currently not possible with My Newham.
Can I make multiple payments through My Newham?
No, you can currently only make single payments through My Newham. To make multiple payments please visit https://payit.newham.gov.uk.
I am a landlord. Can I make payments for multiple addresses?
It is currently not possible to make multiple payments or save multiple reference numbers for one type of payment. However once logged into My Newham, you do have the option to make single payments without having enter to your personal details each time.
Why can I only access a limited number of online services through My Newham?
We are working hard to increase the number of online services. Developing them gradually allows us to make sure they meet the needs of our residents and businesses.
Do I have to enter my personal details to register with My Newham?
Yes. In order to register and use many of the services within My Newham, you will need to tell us your name, address and email address. Collecting this information will help us to improve your experience of using our website. It will make it quicker for you to use our online services and keep track of the enquiries you have made with us.
What will you do with my personal information?