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Free TV licence and concessions

Cheap TV licence OAPs and for the retired, disabled, registered blind and for care home residents who struggle to pay for a TV licence

In 2012 it costs £145.50 for a colour TV licence and £49.00 for a black and white TV licence. However, there are free licences and concessionary schemes available for the groups of people listed below. If you qualify you should take advantage of these schemes as you can save a considerable amount of money each year.

If you have any queries about these schemes you can contact TV Licensing by telephone on 0300 790 6131 or by e-mail at More information about these schemes can be obtained from the TV Licensing website: