Licence fee exemption

Broadcasting License Fee Exemption

Students can be exempted from the Broadcasting License Fee under certain circumstances.  

Students who receive BAföG and do not live with their parents can apply for exemption from the license fee. The exemption also applies to spouses or registered partners, but not to other roommates.  

More information for students can be found here: The Broadcasting License Fee - Information for Students

An exemption or reduction is only possible under certain conditions for people with disabilities. You can find more information here: The Broadcasting License Fee - People with Disabilities [in German]

You can find the application for exemption or reduction here: The Broadcasting License Fee - Apply for Exemption or Reduction [in German]

Still have questions? Then please contact the social counseling service. You can find the contact details in the info box.