Short-Term Restricted Service Licence (RSL)
Who needs this licence
Radio stations with a Short-Term Restricted Service Licence (RSL) from Ofcom.
What this licence covers
This licence covers the right to:
- broadcast and simulcast from the UK
- copy commercial works into programmes
- copy production music into programmes and trailers
- copy our members' music for broadcast onto databases and servers
This is a summary of the rights covered by this licence. See the Terms and Conditions for more details, including relevant exceptions and limitations.
How we calculate the licence fee
The licence fee for 2023 is £96, plus £55 for each day of broadcast. For example, the fee for a four-day broadcast will be £316 plus VAT. Payment must be made in advance of broadcast.
Apply for a licence
Please complete the application form, enclose a cheque for full payment and return this to:
Broadcast and Online
PRS for Music
1st Floor, Goldings House
2 Hays Lane
Applications must be made at least seven days before the first date of broadcast.