You can contact the TV Licensing office on their UK telephone number 0300 790 6071 to set up a monthly direct debit, pay in full, or to declare that you live in a household that does not require a television licence.
TV Licensing Phone Number – 0300 790 6071
A TV Licence serves as an official record of payment to verify a your right to watch live television or stream online content via BBC iPlayer. You should therefore call the TV Licensing office on the following contact number 0300 790 6071 to to pay for annual fee or to set up monthly direct debits. You may also wish to use this number to ask whether your accommodation qualifies for a reduced fee concessionary TV Licence. You can contact the office to declare that your household does not require a licence if you do not watch live television or only stream online content (other than on BBC iPlayer). Similarly, if you have been sent a letter stating that your household is due for inspection due to a lack of a registered TV licence, then you can contact an advisor to discuss your next steps. However, you may have to pay any arrears if you have already been watching live TV without the required licence.
Reporting a Change of Address – 0300 790 6065
You should call also TV Licensing UK on the following contact number 0300 790 6065 to report a change of address and to subsequently transfer a licence to your new household. For instance, if you are moving home but have already paid for your TV Licence for the year then you must inform the company before your new household is eligible to watch live TV.
Cost of Calling and Contact Hours
Contact numbers that start with a geographic area code will cost the same per-minute rate as any local call made from a UK landline or mobile phone. However, the TV Licensing office may be free to contact if your landline deal includes free calls to local rate numbers or if your mobile tariff has inclusive free minutes. The TV Licensing call centre is available during the opening hours of 8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday and on 8:30am-1pm Saturdays.
TV Licensing – UK Contact Numbers
|TV Licensing Department||UK Contact Numbers||Opening Hours|
|Customer Enquiries||0300 790 6071||8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday, 8:30am-1pm Saturdays|
|Change of Address||0300 790 6065||8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday, 8:30am-1pm Saturdays|
|Direct Debit Customers or All-in-One Payments||0300 790 0368||8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday, 8:30am-1pm Saturdays|
|For Payment Card Customers (Cash Plans)||0300 555 0286||8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday, 8:30am-1pm Saturdays|
Write to TV Licensing
If you would prefer to send a written complaint or to pay for your TV Licence via cheque then you should write to their TV Licensing Head Office on the following postal address: TV Licensing, Darlington, DL98 1TL, United Kingdom.