Who we are

'TV Licensing' is a trade mark of the BBC and is used under licence by companies contracted by the BBC to administer the collection of the television licence fees and enforcement of the television licensing system.

The BBC is a public authority in respect of its television licensing functions and retains overall responsibility.

Responsibilities of TV Licensing contracted companies

Responsibilities of TV Licensing contracted companies

Capita Business Services Ltd Administration and enforcement of the TV Licence fee.
PayPoint Plc Over-the-counter payment services in the UK mainland and in Northern Ireland.
Post Office Over-the-counter payment services in the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
Proximity London Ltd Marketing and printing services.
Havas Media Media services.

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Latest press releases

Calling all Students: Don't miss out on a refund
Mon May 23 2016
Students who bought a TV Licence at the start of the academic year will have three full months remaining on their licence, and a refund can be claimed for this unused quarter.
TV Licensing reminder to caravan owners ahead of summer getaways
Tue April 19 2016
With thousands of people about to flock to their favourite UK holiday hotspots over the May Bank holidays, TV Licensing is reminding people to check they are correctly licensed, as some caravan owners will need a second TV Licence.
Gyms warned they need a TV Licence if customers are watching TV while they exercise
Mon March 14 2016
With more than 6,000 gyms and health clubs across the UK1, TV Licensing is reminding owners of fitness clubs they need a TV licence if their members watch live TV while they exercise.