Question: How Do I Pay My TV Licence?

How do I pay my TV Licence online?

To pay for your licence in full, simply complete our online form.

And don’t worry, our site is secure so your information is protected and safe.

If you pay for your TV Licence by Direct Debit, you can make up a missed payment by debit or credit card when you sign in to view your licence and payment plan..

Should I pay my TV license?

So whether you’re watching live TV on a television, computer, tablet, games console, smartphone or any other device, you’ll need to pay the fee. However, you do not need a TV licence if you only watch content after it’s been shown on television – UNLESS it’s on iPlayer.

Is Freeview live TV?

Yes, you can watch Freeview Live TV channels. The Freeview streaming device is the first to provide streaming Freeview channels over IP. It is just like watching broadcast TV, but the difference is that the broadcast is delivered over the internet, rather than over the air.

How much is the TV Licence in 2020?

The Government has confirmed that from 1 April 2020 the cost of the annual television licence fee will increase from £154.50 to £157.50. The Government is responsible for setting the level of the licence fee and announced in 2016 it would rise in line with inflation for five years from 1 April 2017.

How do I pay my TV Licence monthly?

If you pay by Direct Debit you can upgrade to a colour licence at any time by calling us on 0300 790 6130*. You can pay monthly, quarterly or yearly. If you want to pay by debit or credit card and you have more than one month remaining on your black and white licence, please call us on 0300 790 6130*.

Do you pay more for your TV Licence if you pay monthly?

You can pay for your TV Licence monthly by Direct Debit at no extra cost. Although it does work out to be £12.56 a month, when you get your first TV Licence you’ll pay £25.10 each month for six months. You’ll be paid up for the whole year after six months, but you can cancel and get a refund.

How do you check if your TV Licence is paid?

Signing into your payment card to view your payment history and balance. Calling our 24 hour automated enquiry service on 0300 555 0286*. Texting INFO along with your Customer Number (eg: INFO 123456789) to 64488. All texts will be charged at your standard text message cost set by your mobile phone service provider.

How do I pay my TV Licence by text?

If you’ve previously made a debit/credit card payment towards your TV Licence, simply text PAY followed by your customer number along with the amount you wish to pay to 64488 (e.g. to pay £6.00, text PAY 123456789 6.00). Your customer number is printed on your payment schedule.

Who is exempt from TV license?

People who are aged 75 or over and receive Pension Credit. People who are blind (severely sight impaired). People who live in qualifying residential care and are disabled or over 60 and retired. For businesses that provide units of overnight accommodation, for example, hotels and mobile units.

Do I need a TV Licence if I only watch Netflix?

Do I need a TV Licence to watch subscription services like Netflix, Amazon or Now TV? You don’t need a TV Licence if you only ever use these services to watch on demand or catch up programmes except if you’re watching BBC programmes on iPlayer. … Find out more about when you need a TV Licence.

How can I legally not pay my TV Licence?

How can I legally avoid paying a TV licence fee?If you use the BBC iPlayer app on any device for any reason, you need a TV licence. Photograph: BBC iPlayer/PA.On-demand content is exempt, but you’d have to delete the BBC iPlayer app at the very least from a Fire TV box. … The TV licensing site can guide you through making a declaration of exemption.

Can I pay my TV Licence at Spar?

Some accounts you can pay at SPAR include: Telkom. SABC TV Licence. Various Traffic departments.

Do I have to let TV Licence inspector in?

Under no circumstances (even if you are illegally watching TV, not that we’d ever condone that), do you have to let inspectors into your home. … The easiest way to get rid of a TV Licensing inspector is to tell them that you revoke their implied right of access.

Can you pay TV Licence by direct debit?

You can make your first payment using a debit or credit card, or we can add it to your Direct Debit payments. If you pay for your licence with a TV Licensing payment or savings card and want to switch to Direct Debit, find out how to change your payment method. You’ll need your current TV Licence number to hand.

How do I pay my TV Licence by phone?

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.

What channels can you watch without a TV Licence?

Without a licence, you can legally watch:Netflix.YouTube.Amazon Prime.DVDs/Blurays.Non-BBC catch-up including ITV Player, Channel 4 on-demand, as long as it’s NOT live.

Do I need a TV Licence to watch sky?

Yes, you need a licence to watch or record any live TV programme, on any channel. … This applies to any provider you use, including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, Sky Go, Virgin Media, BT TV, Apple TV, Now TV, YouTube, Roku and Amazon Prime Video.

What happens if I don’t renew my TV Licence?

What happens if I tell you I don’t need a TV Licence? We will send you confirmation of your No Licence Needed declaration. … If you are not licensed, you risk prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000** plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to pay.