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.

2020 licence fees 

* optional
DPSA (Digital Preferred Service Area)
Licence fee 
(per annum)
Advertising 'Top-Up' fee*
Reach 1.5m or less £17,288
Reach 1m or less £13,831
Reach 750k or less £10,373
Reach 500K or less £6,915
Reach 250K or less £3,458 £1,153

Apply for a licence

Please complete the application form and email to or post to the following address:

Broadcast Licensing
PRS for Music
1st Floor, Goldings House
2 Hays Lane

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.

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