Do I need a TV Licence to watch BBC iPlayer?

Yes. You must be covered by a TV Licence (including a free over 75 licence) to download or watch any BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer – live, catch up or on demand. This applies to any device and provider you use. You don’t need a licence to watch S4C TV on demand on BBC iPlayer.

Don’t forget, you still need a TV Licence to watch or record programmes on any channel as they are being shown on TV or live on an online TV service.

You don’t need an additional licence for BBC iPlayer. If you already have a TV Licence, you’re already covered.

Find out more about BBC iPlayer and the TV Licence.

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