You need a TV licence to watch or record live TV on any channel and to download or watch any BBC iPlayer. Check if you need one on the TV licensing website.
Free TV licences
Find out more about how to get a free or discounted TV licence on Gov.uk
Discounted TV licences
If you are blind or in residential care you can get a discount on your TV licence.
If you live in residential care you can get a much cheaper special licence as long as you are disabled or retired and over 60.
If you, or the person you live with, are registered blind you can get a TV licence for half price. You will need to prove that you qualify. Find out more on get a free or discounted TV licence on Gov.uk.
Next update due: June 2017