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

TV Licensing reminds over 75s to claim free TV Licence
Fri November 20 2015
Anyone aged 75 or over is granted a free TV Licence for their main address and over 4 million1 people across the UK already enjoy the benefits of the concession.       .
TV Licensing calls for end to attacks on officers
Mon November 02 2015
Attacks on TV Licensing enquiry officers have more than doubled in the last year. In the last financial year, 89 enquiry were victims of physical assaults by members of the public. This is up from 37 in the previous year and included several instances in which staff were admitted to hospital. 
TV Licensing Over 26,000 unlicensed 18-25 year olds caught across the UK
Thur October 22 2015
With 75 per cent of first year undergraduates aged 25 and under2, TV Licensing is reminding freshers that they could face prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000 if they are caught watching live TV, on any device, without a TV Licence.