Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht
Published at 16 June 2020
Last updated 6 September 2020
If you have a television, you must have a TV Licence.
An Post issues TV Licences on behalf of the Minister for Tourism, Gaeltacht, Culture, Media and Sport.
A TV Licence costs €160 for both homes and businesses.
You can buy a TV Licence using the following payment methods:
Fines for an unlicensed television can be up to €1,000 for a first offence and €2,000 for subsequent offences.
If you qualify for Household Benefits,
you may be eligible for a free TV Licence.
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