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Need a TV Licence? Have you moved House?

Use our quick and convenient online service to renew your existing TV Licence, purchase your first TV Licence or change your personal details.


Where does your licence payment go?

The TV Licence fee is collected by An Post and distributed by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. From the TV Licence receipts, the Department pays An Post commission in respect of the TV Licence activities An Post undertakes in its role as the Minister's collection Agent.


In addition, 7% of the total revenue net of An Post's commission is paid to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) for the operation of the Broadcasting Funding Scheme, which provides funding in support of high quality programmes on Irish culture, heritage and experience, and programmes to improve adult literacy. Revenue from this fund can be applied for by independent producers and broadcasters for specific projects of a public service nature.

All remaining revenues are paid to RTÉ.

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Do you have a Television Set at your Office/Business Premises?

Do you have a television set in your office or business premises?

If you have a television set at your business premises it is your legal obligation to have a valid TV Licence. There is no requirement to have a TV Licence for each set as one TV Licence covers all TV sets at a single premises.

You must also have a valid TV Licence even if the television set is just being used for meetings or for training purposes.

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