A standard TV Licence costs £154.50 and we offer a choice of payment methods to suit you. You can pay in one go, or spread the cost with a range of Direct Debit options or a TV Licensing payment card.
If you’re 75 or over, registered blind or live in residential care, find out if you could get a discount or free licence.
Yearly | £154.50
Monthly | from £12.87
Pay for your first licence by Direct Debit in six months, at around £25.75 a month. Then pay for the next one in monthly instalments of around £12.87.
Weekly, fortnightly or monthly | from £6
Our payment card gives you the flexibility to pay for your licence weekly and fortnightly, or monthly. Once it is set up you can pay online, at any PayPoint, by phone or by text.
A black and white TV Licence costs £52. It covers you to watch any live TV and stream BBC programmes on iPlayer using a black and white TV or monitor. But, if you download BBC programmes on iPlayer or record any live TV, you must have a colour TV Licence.
Struggling to pay for your TV Licence? Find out what we can do to help.