Over 10,000 people cancel their TV licence each and every month. We can cancel our TV licence for any number of reasons. You may no longer need to pay as you qualify for an exemption. You may no longer need it. Either way, we’ll show you how to cancel your TV licence online.
Cancel my TV licence? 📺
There are three ways in which you can cancel your TV licence. You can:
If you close your account down with SlothMove we’ll let them know for you
If you’re changing address, you don’t need to cancel your TV Licence DD. You just need to complete a TV Licence change of address. We have a full guide on how to do this here.
You should can technically cancel your TV Licence at any point, but it’s unlawful if you still should be paying for it.
Let’s review the rules.
You need a TV Licence if you:
If you don’t fit any of those categories, then you should cancel your TV Licence.
In addition to not needing to pay for a TV Licensing fee because of your usage, you my also be exempt.
So, who is exempt from paying the TV Licence fee? 🤔
With the new scheme (as of 2020) if you are 75 years or older your TV Licence will be paid for by the BBC. You can also apply if your receive Pension Credit (which will need to be in your name, or your partner’s name if you’re a couple).
If you’re moving home (or changing address) you need to update the address on your TV Licence. You can update your address on your TV licence at no cost on our online home setup form.
So, in 2021 how much does a TV Licence cost? It has been confirmed that the annual fee is £154.50. This is an increase from £150.50 the year previous.
It may not seem expensive, but if you’re not using it and are eligible to cancel it you should do so. £150 certainly adds up over the course of the year.
You may also be eligible for a refund when you cancel your TV Licence.
Here’s a useful video on some of the questions you may have around your TV licence.