A standard TV Licence costs £159
There are different ways you can pay for a TV Licence:
You can set up payments to be made directly from your bank account with a Direct Debit. You can:
To set up a Direct Debit with us you will need your bank account number and sort code.
You can use a debit card or a credit card to pay for the total amount of your TV Licence (£159).
Call us on 0300 790 6165* or pay online.
Or, you can pay smaller amounts by debit or credit card if you apply for a TV Licensing payment card.
You can use this card to pay weekly or monthly at any PayPoint, over the phone, by text or online.
Call 0300 555 0286* to get a TV Licensing payment card.
PayPoints are in many shops, newsagents and supermarkets.
Pay in one go at any PayPoint
You can pay for your TV Licence at a PayPoint using cash or a debit card. Just tell the person behind the counter that you want to pay for a TV Licence. They will ask for your name, address and postcode. If you are renewing your TV Licence, please show them the reminder letter we sent you. Then they will do the rest.
Or pay in smaller amounts at any PayPoint
You can also spread the cost of your TV Licence by paying for it a bit at a time at any PayPoint. But first, you will need to get a TV Licensing payment card from us. To get yours, call 0300 555 0286*.
You can use this card to pay weekly or monthly by cash or debit card at any PayPoint. You can also use it to pay over the phone, by text, or online.
Call 0300 555 0286* to get a TV Licensing payment card
In the Channel Islands or on the Isle of Man, you can pay for your TV Licence at your local post office instead of a PayPoint.
The cheque has to be for the full amount of the TV Licence (£159). Make sure you write your name and address on the back. Send it to:TV Licensing
If you are struggling to pay for your TV Licence, please take a look at what we can do to help
*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, calls to an 0300 number will be included free of charge.