TV Licensing Contact Number

Contact TV Licensing UK on their local-rate customer service number 0300 790 6071 if you have any enquiries about your licence or if you wish to make a payment over the phone.



About TV Licensing

Any household that watches live television in the United Kingdom is required to possess a TV Licence. Therefore, a UK television Licence serves as an official record of payment to verify a your right to watch such television broadcasts, meaning that households that watch TV without a licence are also subject to investigation by the British government.


TV Licensing Customer Services – 0300 790 6071

Call TV Licensing on their customer service contact number 0300 790 6071 to contact a representative for enquiries regarding how to pay for your annual licence. For instance, callers can ask whether they are entitled to a reduced fee concessionary TV Licence before discussing any alternative payment methods if they would prefer make a direct debit. Moreover, callers may also wish to request a cancellation if they no longer require the licensing service as you no longer watch live broadcasts. You should also get in touch to order a TV Licence if you have been viewing select terrestrial UK television via online streaming channels or on catch-up services such as the BBC iPlayer. However, you may have to pay any arrears if you have already been watching TV without the required license.


Cost of Calling and Contact Hours

The UK TV License helpline runs a 03 contact number meaning that all calls will be charged the same standard per-minute rate as any other local phone made from a UK mobile or landline. However, you may be able to contact a representative for free if you are using up any inclusive free minutes that have been offered by your service provider as part of a monthly tariff arrangement. 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.


Reporting a Change of Address – 0300 790 6065

You should call TV Licensing UK on their telephone number to report a change of address 0300 790 6065 so that you can inform the company that you wish to transfer your licence to a different 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 legally watch TV.


Key TV Licence Contact Numbers – at a glance

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 pay for your TV License via cheque then you should write to their Head Office on the following address: TV Licensing, Darlington, DL98 1TL, United Kingdom.