Royal Mail Licence Fees 2015

 

Royal Mail introduced a new PAF® Data Licence Agreement effective from 1st April 2015 including a much simplified fee structure and fewer price points.

See here for a comparison of the April 2010 v April 2015 fees....

 

 

UK
(per annum)

Per Postcode Area 
(per annum)

1. Full PAF® (Delivery Point Level)

 

 

Per User

£70.00

£2.00

Per 300 Multiple User Block

£4,200.00

£50.00

Transactions x 1000 block 1

£12.00

Website Use 2

£5,000.00

Organisation Use 3

£15,000.00

2. Part PAF® (Street/Postcode Level)

 

 

Per User

£35.00

£1.00

Per 300 Multiple User Block

£1,400.00

£25.00

Transactions x 1000 block 1

£10.00

Website Use 2

£3,000.00

Organisation Use 3

£15,000.00

 

1 BPH operates a minimim Transaction block size of 1,000. The Royal Mail 2015 Licence defines a block as 100 units.

2 Website Use is subject to a High Use Threshold of 10 million Transactions above which an additional fee of £5,000.00 p.a is payable.  NB Website Use is external only - it does not cover internal use by employees, agents or contractors.

3 Organisation Use is effectively a capped fee for unlimited use by a single legal entity.

Please note that a "User" is now defined as an authorised individual, under the April 2010 Licence is was a device.

The 2015® PAF Licence also includes a provision for "Closed User Groups" with a capped fee of £25,000.00 p.a. This replaces the advanced options of "Associate Groups", "Broker Groups" and "Extended Use Solutions" under the 2010 Licence.

To review fees for our data products please use our Pricing Guidelines 2015.