Free and discounted TV licences
If you, or the person you care for, are 75 or over make sure you apply for a free TV licence.
You need a TV licence to watch or record live TV on any channel and to watch any BBC programmes on iPlayer.
Free TV licences
You can apply online for a free TV licence if you are 75 or older on the TV licensing website. You can also apply by phone: 0300 790 6117.
Find out more about how to get a free or discounted TV licence on Gov.uk.
Be aware that the government funded, free over 75 TV Licence scheme is being replaced on 1 June 2020.
Discounted TV licences
If you are blind or in residential care you can get a discount on your TV licence.
Find out more on how to get a free or discounted TV licence on Gov.uk.
Date revised: 03/02/2020