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TV Licensing informs people of the need to buy a TV Licence. We send licence renewal letters and we process queries, applications and payments. We also maintain a database of licensed and unlicensed addresses in the UK and use this technology to identify and visit people we believe may be using TV receiving equipment without a valid licence.

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Latest press releases

New UK figures for black and white licences
Thurs Nov 8 2018
New figures released today by TV Licensing show that after more than 50 years of colour transmissions, over 7000 black and white TV Licences are still in force across the UK, although numbers are steadily declining.
TV Licensing: over 26,000 young people caught across the UK
Wed Oct 10 2018
More than 26,000 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught watching live TV or BBC iPlayer without a TV Licence in the past year, according to new figures released today by TV Licensing.
Debt, partying and TV Licence evasion top list of worries for Uni parents
Thu Sept 06 2018
As thousands of students across the breadth of the UK prepare to fly the nest and embark on University life, new research commissioned by TV Licensing1 reveals the worries that keep their parents up at night.

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