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

Pub landlords reminded to avoid TV Licence penalty during Six Nations tournament
Mon January 29 2016
With rugby’s Six Nations Championship kicking off on 6th February, TV Licensing and the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) are calling on all pub landlords and managers across the home nations to check they are covered by a TV Licence if they plan to show the contest.
Black and White TV viewing still on song
Mon November 02 2015
Nearly 50 years after the former BBC Two controller David Attenborough raced to broadcast colour TV in the UK ahead of his German television colleagues1, 9,356 black and white licences are still in force across the UK.
TV Licensing reminds over 75s to claim free TV Licence
Mon November 02 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.