How much does a TV Licence cost?

A TV Licence costs £159 per year. You can pay this in one go, but most people choose to spread the cost by Direct Debit.

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TV Licence discounts and concessions

TV Licences for hospitality & entertainment venues

Hospitality businesses can apply for a licence to cover guest accommodation or mobile units (hotels, hostels, mobile units and campsites).

Licences are also available for entertainment venues (such as corporate boxes or sports stadiums).

The licence cost will depend on the number of units or rooms where a licence is needed.

Licences for hotels, hostels, mobile units, and campsites.

Licences for entertainment venues.

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