In the UK, you are required to have a TV Licence to:
- Watch or record programmes as they’re being shown on TV, on any channel
- Watch or stream programmes live on an online TV service (such as ITV Hub, All 4, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV, Sky Go, etc.)
- Download or watch any BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer
This applies to any device you use, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.
You can visit https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/ to create an account and set up a Direct Debit.