The Wireless Telegraphy Act of 1967 (as amended) has been repealed, meaning that from 25 June 2013 onwards you no longer need to send us customer name and address details when you sell or rent out TV equipment. This also means your business no longer has to keep sales records to comply with the law on TV Licensing. If you don’t need these records for anything else you can destroy them from 25 June.
If you’re a TV dealer you do not need a licence to demonstrate, repair or test TV equipment, or to install television equipment on delivery. If you have not already, please inform us you are a TV dealer so we can contact you in the appropriate way. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 790 6015*.
Please remember, this exemption is for business purposes only. You’ll need to be covered by a TV Licence if you, your employees, or customers, are using a staff room or waiting area to
If our records show that your business premises are not covered by a TV Licence or a dealer exemption we will write to you and you may receive an enquiry visit from one of our enforcement officers.
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*Calls to our 0300 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number, whether from a mobile or landline. If you get inclusive minutes with your mobile, calls to an 0300 number will be included.