The new fees are N$204 for private households, while pensioners over the age of 60 and disabled persons receiving a disability grant must pay N$60. Accommodation establishments are to pay N$220, radio and television dealers N$440 and all other institutions N$220.
According to the NBC, licences can be renewed at all post offices, the NBC Licence Section, Northern Industrial Area, Windhoek, and at the NBC's regional offices in Keetmanshoop, Otijwarongo, Oshakati, Rundu and Katima Mulilo. Post offices accept either cash or bank guaranteed cheques according to the corporation.
"Please note that the payment of television licences are required by law, as stipulated in the Namibian Broadcasting Act 9 of 1991," said the NBC.
"NBC licence inspectors will commence with door to door inspections
from 1 December 2001. A person not in possession of a valid television
licence faces a penalty of N$2000," the NBC threatened.