Local TV licence
Who needs this licence
TV channels that broadcast music controlled by us and that have been granted a Local Digital Television Programme Service (L-DTPS) by Ofcom.
What this licence covers
The UK broadcast of members’ music as part of programmes, adverts and trailers on linear TV channels.
The copying in the UK of members' music into programmes and trailers, and if necessary, MCPS Production Music in adverts.
How we calculate the licence fee
The licence fee is calculated on the basis of:
- the size of the DPSA (Digital Preferred Service Area) of your channel
- the use of MCPS Production Music in adverts.
2018 licence fees
|DPSA (Digital Preferred Service Area)
Advertising 'Top-Up' fee*
|Reach 1.5m or less||£16,392||
|Reach 1m or less||£13,114||
|Reach 750k or less||£9,835||
|Reach 500K or less||£6,557||
|Reach 250K or less||£3,278||£1,093|
Apply for a licence
Please complete the application form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to the following address:
PRS for Music
2 Pancras Square
Once we have received your application, we will assign you an account manager who will be in contact to set up your licence. For further information please contact the licensing team on +44 (0)20 3741 4151.