Do TV licensing send out reminders?

TV Licensing will make every effort to ensure you receive your licence and reminder after you choose to receive them electronically.

Do TV licensing send letters?

Remember, a TV Licence isn’t just for TV sets. It applies to any device. If you tell us your property is empty, we’ll stop sending letters to your address for up to six months.

Do TV licence inspectors visit?

Can TV licence inspectors visit your house? Inspectors can visit your house, although you’re likely to receive a letter before this point. You can refuse to let an inspector in, but this might lead to them getting a court order – which means they would be allowed to enter by law without your permission.

Can TV Licensing tell if you’re watching Programmes online?

No, the BBC can’t drive up your street and sense that you’re using iPlayer. And it probably never could tell if you were watching TV. You’d better pay your TV licence fee.

Will TV Licensing email me?

The TV Licensing organisation will use (or to email you. The scammers cannot send emails using these addresses. Instead, they may come from a personal email account or one which looks unusual.

How do you contact TV Licensing?

TV Licensing can be contacted via:

  1. Our website at
  2. By our Contact us form.
  3. The post at: Customer Relations, TV Licensing, Darlington, DL98 1TL.
  4. Our call centre by phone on 0300 790 6096*

Should I reply to TV Licence letters?

Just ignore them. We’ve not had a license for years, used to watch all the on demand channels – now ignore iplayer after the change in law. We’ve had tv licensing round twice over a few addresses and all you need to do is tell them to go away and dont come back. Don’t give them any information!

Are TV license letters harassment?

Generally speaking, everything that BBC/TVL routinely does is non-statutory (has no legislation behind it) and therefore you can ignore it. This includes the threatening letters and the routine “home visits”. None of the demands and coercion in the letters has any legal significance and they can all be safely ignored.

Can TV licence inspectors enter your home?

TV Licensing can only enter your home without your permission if authorised to do so under a search warrant granted by a magistrate (or sheriff in Scotland).

What do TV Licensing letters mean?

TV Licensing Letters, What Do They Mean? The BBC has spent more than £6million on warning letters sent out to homes across the UK. These include empty and unoccupied homes as well as homes and businesses that are without valid TV licence. Each of these 28+ million letters sent cost the UK taxpayer 22p each and many of these letters go unanswered.

What is an attendance warning letter?

An attendance warning letter is provided to a person when that person has been irregular in attending the institution or the organization he or she is a part of. It is an official notification given by an authorized person against an individual’s inappropriate or otherwise adverse behavior regarding their attendance at the workplace.

What happens after the second warning letter from TV Licensing?

After the second warning letter TV Licensing may then place you under investigation. TV Licensing may use several investigatory techniques to establish whether or not you are using TV receiving equipment. The next step would be an enforcement officer visiting your property to establish in person your circumstances.

How often do you receive threatening letters from TV Licensing?

On average I receive about fifteen threatening letters a year from TV Licensing, thankfully I have never been at home when an enforcement officer has made a visit but they always leave a calling card threatening some sort of possible legal action, I put all their communications to good use by using them to light my wood burner.