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.
MEC Media services.


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Latest press releases

TV Licensing reveals new student research
Thu Oct 04 14:24:27 BST 2012

New research* commissioned by TV Licensing has found students may be unaware of the law for watching live TV online.
Free TV Licence for over-75s
Wed Sep 12 10:28:26 BST 2012

With more than 465,000 people in the UK due to turn 75 this year, TV Licensing and Independent Age are reminding older TV Licence holders they will be entitled to a free TV Licence on their 75th birthday.
TV Licensing launch ‘Talking Laptop’ to students
Fri Sep 07 10:40:49 BST 2012

Voiceovers by BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ’s Dev Griffin, Greg James and Sarah-Jane Crawford