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.
Target Group ('Target') Supplier for the Simple Payment Plan trial.

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Latest press releases

TV Licensing: New interactive map tackles embarrassment around debt advice
Thu May 24 2018
Embarrassment is a key factor preventing people in financial difficulty asking for help, research has revealed. Being unaware of the help available also contributes to delays in seeking advice.
Problems paying your TV Licence? There's help at hand
Tue Apr 17 2018
TV Licensing is encouraging people in financial difficulties to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence.
New TV Licensing flexible payment plan launched
Mon Apr 09 2018
Since 1 April 2018, the BBC is trialling a new simpler payment plan for the licence fee. The government changed the rules on 9 March 2018 allowing the BBC to introduce this pilot scheme to help people who are struggling to pay or to keep up with payments.

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