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 fee 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

Students going mobile as they leave TV sets behind
Tue Aug 15 2017
A change to the law last September means students are now more likely to need a TV Licence to watch on mobile devices. A TV Licence is needed for watching and recording live television, and since September, watching or downloading BBC programmes on iPlayer. This applies to laptops, mobiles or any other equipment.
Working beyond 9 to 5: half of all TV Licensing evaders caught out of hours
Tue July 25 2017
Half of all TV Licensing evaders are caught in the early morning, evening and at weekends, according to new figures released today.
Students - claim your TV Licence refund
Fri July 7 2017
As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a TV Licence refund.
 
 

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