In the Isle of Man, the BBC pays for free TV Licences for those residents who are over 75 and receive Income Support. The Isle of Man Government has agreed (for 2021) to fund TV Licences for those who are aged 75 and over who don’t receive Income Support.
If you receive Income Support for pensioners call the Isle of Man Income Support for Pensioners Team on 01624 687020 or email ISP@gov.im
If you don’t receive Income Support for pensioners call the Isle of Man State Retirement Pension Team on 01624 685176 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For any TV Licensing specific queries, please call 0300 790 6117*.
In Jersey, the BBC pays for free TV Licences for those residents who are over 75 and who would be eligible under the means-tested TV Licence benefit scheme introduced by the Jersey Government in 2006. Existing customers don’t need to take any action.
Customer and Local Services (CLS) will contact TV Licensing and let them know who is eligible for a free licence. New customers should apply to Customer and Local Services via the online form on www.gov.je
More details on this benefit are available from Customer and Local Services (CLS). Tel: 01534 444444.
In Guernsey and Alderney the BBC pays for free TV Licences for those residents who are over 75 and in receipt of Income Support. Guernsey Employment & Social Security will let TV Licensing know who is eligible.
If you wish to apply for Income Support, please call Employment & Social Security in Guernsey on 01481 222 508 or email email@example.com. If you're between pension age and 75 and getting income support you may be eligible to claim the full cost of your TV Licence by contacting Employment & Social Security.
In Sark the BBC pays for free TV Licences for those residents who are over 75 and are receiving financial assistance from the Procureur of Sark. The Procureur will let TV Licensing know who is eligible.
Find out more about the outcome of the BBC consultation into the provision of TV Licences for older people.
*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.