How Do I Pay My TV Licence By Text?

Do I need a TV Licence for watching Netflix?

Do I need a TV Licence to watch subscription services like Netflix, Amazon or Now TV.

You don’t need a TV Licence if you only ever use these services to watch on demand or catch up programmes except if you’re watching BBC programmes on iPlayer.

Find out more about when you need a TV Licence..

Can I pay for TV license in installments?

About the TV Licence – TV Licensing ™ The Monthly Direct Debit Scheme enables individuals to pay by monthly direct debit for their current TV Licence in six monthly instalments, and in the seventh month start to pay in advance towards their next licence in 12 monthly instalments.

What channels can I watch without a TV Licence?

Without a licence, you can legally watch:Netflix.YouTube.Amazon Prime.DVDs/Blurays.Non-BBC catch-up including ITV Player, Channel 4 on-demand, as long as it’s NOT live.

Can I pay TV Licence online?

You can make a payment online with your debit or credit card. You can also view your last 10 payments, and make any payments you have missed when you sign in to view your licence and payment history.

Why has my TV Licence direct debit been Cancelled?

If you have missed two or more payments If you’ve missed two or more payments for your current TV Licence (the licence you have now) you may owe us money. In this situation your Direct Debit with TV Licence will be cancelled and you may be contacted by akinika Debt Recovery Limited, a licensed debt collection agency.

How do I pay my TV Licence?

With an annual Direct Debit, your licence will be automatically renewed each year. Make a single payment by debit or credit card. You can also pay by cheque, postal order or BACS, or by taking a debit card or cash to any PayPoint.

Should I pay my TV license?

So whether you’re watching live TV on a television, computer, tablet, games console, smartphone or any other device, you’ll need to pay the fee. However, you do not need a TV licence if you only watch content after it’s been shown on television – UNLESS it’s on iPlayer.

Who is exempt from TV Licence?

People who are aged 75 or over and receive Pension Credit. People who are blind (severely sight impaired). People who live in qualifying residential care and are disabled or over 60 and retired. For businesses that provide units of overnight accommodation, for example, hotels and mobile units.

Who qualifies for a free TV Licence?

Get a free or discounted TV licence. You can get a free TV licence if you’re 75 or over and a discount if you’re blind or in residential care. You can also get a short-term licence if you’re 74. It’s valid until the end of the month before your 75th birthday.

How do you check if your TV Licence is paid?

Signing into your payment card to view your payment history and balance. Calling our 24 hour automated enquiry service on 0300 555 0286*. Texting INFO along with your Customer Number (eg: INFO 123456789) to 64488. All texts will be charged at your standard text message cost set by your mobile phone service provider.

How do I know if an email from TV Licensing is genuine?

Genuine TV Licensing emails will always use your title and last name. Scammers may simply use your email address, or say ‘Dear Customer’ or nothing at all. Check links in the email – do not click on links or attachments. If you’re unsure, you can inspect links first.

Do TV Licence send refund emails?

Fraudulent emails try to catch you off your guard by panicking you into taking action immediately.. The genuine TV Licensing Company will never email you to tell you that you’re entitled to a refund, or offer you a discounted TV Licence.

Do you pay more for your TV Licence if you pay monthly?

You can pay for your TV Licence monthly by Direct Debit at no extra cost. Although it does work out to be £12.56 a month, when you get your first TV Licence you’ll pay £25.10 each month for six months. You’ll be paid up for the whole year after six months, but you can cancel and get a refund.

Do TV Licence send texts?

Texts are not sent out by TV Licensing on Sunday’s, and texts will never ask you for any personal information such as credit or debit card details. As well as texting scams, fake emails can also be used by fraudsters.

How do I pay my TV Licence at PayPoint?

Give the retailer your name and address, and pay the full licence fee by debit card or cash. They’ll enter your details onto our database and give you a receipt. Please keep this, as it is proof of your licence. We won’t send you a separate TV Licence if you pay at PayPoint.

Is my TV license valid?

How do I check when my TV Licence expires? This information is available on the front of your TV Licence documentation. However if you cannot find this and you need to know the expiry date of your TV Licence, simply log in and view your licence on our web site.

How do I pay my TV Licence by phone?

Call us on 0300 790 6165* or pay online. Or, you can pay smaller amounts by debit or credit card if you apply for a TV Licensing payment card. You can use this card to pay weekly or monthly at any PayPoint, over the phone, by text or online. Call 0300 555 0286* to get a TV Licensing payment card.

Do you have to pay TV Licence If you have sky?

Yes, you need a licence to watch or record any live TV programme, on any channel. … This applies to any provider you use, including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, Sky Go, Virgin Media, BT TV, Apple TV, Now TV, YouTube, Roku and Amazon Prime Video.