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.
You can apply for a free or short-term licence online.
You can also apply by phone.
Telephone: 0300 790 6071
Minicom: 0300 709 6050
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The licence covers everyone living at your address.
You can get a special licence for £7.50 if you’re in residential care.
You must be either:
Your housing manager can apply for you.
You can get a 50% discount if you’re registered blind or live with someone who is. The licence has to be in the blind person’s name - if it isn’t you can transfer it by calling TV Licensing.
To apply, send TV Licensing the following:
Post these to:
Blind Concession Group
Find out more about types of TV licences on the TV Licensing website.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.