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No TV? Not watching live TV on any channel, or BBC programmes on iPlayer? Empty property? You can let us know here.
You don’t need a TV Licence if you:
This could be on any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.
Please check the information below and then complete our No Licence Needed declaration.
You will need to cancel your licence before you complete your No Licence Needed declaration.
Please let us know your address is unoccupied. This will stop letters being sent to the address for up to six months.
You may want to let us know the property is empty for one of the following reasons:
We will send you confirmation of your No Licence Needed declaration.
If you tell us you don’t need a licence, we may confirm this with a visit to your address. This is because when we visit and make contact, we find almost one in six people that tell us they don't need a TV Licence actually do need one. If you are not licensed, you risk prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000* plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to pay.
*The maximum fine is £2,000 in Guernsey and £500 in Jersey.
If you made a No Licence Needed declaration at your old address and you’re moving home, it only takes a few minutes to let us know.
Please use our Contact us form (in step 2 of the form click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom).
Check you still don’t need a licence, and then let us know by telling us:
Once you let us know you’ve moved, you won’t need to complete the declaration form.
You can read and download our No Licence Needed policy below: