How much does a Hospital Radio Licence cost?

As well as being able to play recorded music, the annual fees below allow the copying of up to 5,000 music tracks onto a database for use in the broadcast. The licence fees are due at the beginning of each calendar year.

AM/FM£716 (plus VAT)
Hardwire£220 (plus VAT)

To apply for a Hospital Radio Licence, please complete and return an application form to Once your licence is in place, payment can be made by credit or debit card or by BACS.

Read the licence summary

Will this licence cover me to broadcast online?

If your hospital radio station broadcasts or simulcasts on the internet, you will require a separate Online Radio Licence.

Hospital Broadcasting Association

PPL is proud to sponsor the Hospital Broadcasting Association, a national charity that supports and promotes hospital broadcasting in the UK.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact our Broadcast Licensing team.