Launch licence wizard

Guide to Online Renewal


It couldn’t be easier to renew your PVSL online. Follow our six simple steps below to renewing your licence today to ensure your venue is legally covered to screen films!

STEP 1: LOGGING INTO YOUR ACCOUNT

Please select the 'LOGIN' option in the menu. Once selected, a pop-up window will appear requesting a Username and Password to login to your account. If this is first time you have used the Filmbankmedia online system or you have mislaid your password, please select ‘FORGOT PASSWORD’ and temporary access will be provided to the email address registered to your account. Please note 'USERNAME' refers to the email address attached to your PVSL account.

STEP 2: ACCESSING THE RENEWAL SECTION

Once you have accessed your account, please select the ‘VIEW/RENEW LICENCE’ option under the PVSL option.

STEP 3: SELECTING THE LICENCE TO RENEW

You should now be able to view your organisation's PVSL Account History. Please note, if your organisation has licences for multiple venues they should all appear here. Please select the applicable licence and select ‘RENEW’.

STEP 4: LICENCE DETAILS CONFIRMATION

Please confirm details related to your licensed premises. These include:

  • ORGANISATION TYPE: ie library, school, retailer
  • FOOTFALL/GROUP SIZE: est. average weekly footfall or group size in your venue.
  • LICENCE YEAR: the year (1st May–30th Apr) in which you wish the licence to cover your venue.
  • PURPOSE OF SCREENINGS: how you plan to use film during the licence year in your venue.

Once complete, select the ‘NEXT’ option. The following screen will provide you with an overview of the information you have provided for your new licence. Once you are happy that the information is correct, please select ‘FINISH’.

STEP 5: CHOICE OF PAYMENT OPTIONS

You will now be presented with online payment options. Please select with DEBIT CARD or CREDIT CARD and click the ‘NEXT’ option.

STEP 6: MAKING YOUR PAYMENT

You should now have access to a secure payment page managed on behalf of Filmbankmedia by NETBANX. Please complete your payment and note that the address required during payment is the address the card is registered to. After completing your payment, Filmbankmedia’s Accounts Team will process your PVSL application. Upon completion you should receive your PVS Licence Certification and a VAT Receipt.

PVSL Pricing and Payment

You can procure your PVSL online or downloadable our PVSL Brochure with Application Form

Quarterly Reporting Form

All PVSL holders must submit reports on a quarterly basis detailing the films screened in their venue or premises.

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