Obligation to pay reception fees

The basics

Here you will find information on types of reception (aerial, cable, internet, satellite and DVB-T), programme reception and the types of possible reception equipment.

Obligation to pay fees

When does the obligation to pay fees begin and end? What are the conditions for exemption from paying fees? A summary is provided here.

Types of reception

When do I have to register (privately, professionally or commercially)? What do I have to register for? A summary is provided here.

Consequences of the non-payment of reception fees

Reminder charges and charges for legal prosecution.

Unlicensed viewers and listeners

What happens if I forget to register? Do I have to pay a fine? A summary is provided here.

Specialist staff
Last modification 31.10.2011

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