Published: 07/01/13

TV Licensing is working with Abertay Housing Association to ensure you know the different ways to pay for a TV Licence. You need to be covered by a valid TV Licence to receive or record television programmes as they are being broadcast. This is the case whether you are receiving the programmes via TV or any other device, such as a mobile phone or a PC.

For those who find it hard to pay the annual fee of £145.50 for a colour TV Licence or £49 for a black and white licence in one go there are a number of different ways to pay for a TV Licence, including a payment card to spread the cost into weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Payments can be made at any of the 23,000 PayPoint outlets nationwide, online, over the phone or by SMS (text) message. Anyone wishing to find out more about signing up for a cash payment plan should give TV Licensing a call on 0300 790 6078.

To find your nearest PayPoint, people can visit to or call 0300 790 6137.

TV Licensing helps people who do not have English as a first language to understand their legal obligation by providing literature in 18 different languages and offering an interpretation service over the phone in over 170 languages. To use the translation service, please call 0300 790 6044.

TV Licensing would always prefer people to be properly licensed rather than risk a fine of up to £1000. For more information, ways to pay, eligibility or you want to buy a TV Licence, please call 0300 790 6115 or visit

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