BACS bank transfer

If you’re renewing a TV Licence, you can make a BACS bank transfer. It’s a quick and secure way to pay.

For personal or single site business customers

Give your bank the following details:

  • Sort code: 60-80-09
  • Account number: 30287561
  • Account name: CBS TVL Telebanking
  • Reference number: Your 10-digit TV Licence number

Please make sure you include all the above information and that the amount is correct. Once we have received the transfer your licence will be sent to you.

For multiple site business customers

If you’re licensing more than one property and need a Company Group Licence, it might be easiest to call us on 0300 790 6165*. We can help you make sure you get the right number of licences for your premises. Once you’re sure of the amount due, you can pay by BACS.

Is BACS the best way to pay?

I need a new licence

Unfortunately we don’t accept BACS payments for new licences. But you can set up a Direct Debit or pay by card, just as quickly.

I missed a Direct Debit payment

We only take payments for the full licence fee by BACS. If you’ve missed a Direct Debit payment you can make it up by debit or credit card when you sign in to view your licence and payment plan.

I have a TV Licensing payment or savings card

We only take payments for the full licence fee by BACS. So if you’ve part-paid on a payment card, or you’re saving towards your next licence, it’s not possible to make part payments by BACS.

I’m registered blind, or aged 74 or over

Unfortunately, it’s not possible to pay for a concessionary licence by BACS. We’re happy to accept several other payment methods. Find out more about licences for those who are blind (severely sight impaired) or those aged 74 or over.


If you still have questions take a look at TV Licensing FAQs where you can find all the answers in one place.

*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.

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