Cheque or postal order

If you’re paying for a licence in full for £159, it’s possible to pay by post.

How to pay by cheque or postal order

  • Make payable to TV Licensing
  • Check that the amount in words and numbers matches
  • Use today’s date (not post-dated)
  • If paying by cheque, please make sure it’s signed
  • Please write the following on the back of the cheque:
    Your name and address
    Your current TV Licence number if you’re renewing

Send your payment to

Customer Services
TV Licensing
DL98 1TL

Your TV Licence will then be sent to you in the post within 10 working days. You’ll also be able to view your licence online by signing in with your licence number, the name on your licence and your postcode.

If you still have questions take a look at TV Licensing FAQs where you can find all the answers in one place.

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