Ofcom is responsible for licensing all UK commercial television services. This section contains information for licensees, including guidance notes and updates, as well as application forms and a list of current Ofcom TV broadcast licensees.

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Apply for a TV broadcast licence

Find out about different TV broadcasts licences and how to apply for one.

TV broadcast licensing monthly updates

On the first Tuesday of every month, we publish a round-up of recent licensing activity on broadcast TV stations.

Look up TV broadcast licensees

Look up contact details and licensing information for all TV broadcasters licensed by Ofcom.

Guidance for TV broadcast licensees

See broadcasting codes and other guidance notes.