The Charity Licence allows charitable organisations to benefit from simpler and more cost effective access to the Postcode Address File.
You may qualify if you are a small, UK-based charity registered with the Charity Commission or a Community Interest Company.
Eligible charities must not have an annual income of more than £10 million.
Royal Mail maintain a list of organisations already registered for small charity usage.
Click here to see the list of licensed charities.
You can apply for small charity usage at with Royal Mail.
This will be processed by the Address Management Unit team at Royal Mail. If the qualification criteria are met, you will undergo a quick registration process and your details will be added to the Charity licensee search page.
Feel free to get in contact with us at any point to help you through the licensing process.
Charities with an annual income larger than the threshold are only eligible to use the standard pricing options.
Yes. Phone us or drop us an email to begin the process of registering your charity with Royal Mail.
We only accept card payments for monthly recurring subscriptions.
Annual subscriptions are payable via invoicing and BACS only.
We provide a free tier for charities who do not expect to make more than 50 address lookups a day. Please get in contact to find out more.
If you need more than 50 requests per day but still do not need a subscription, contact us regardless as we still may have a tier that works for you.
Only the main Postcode Address File is available to small charities. Utilising the Multiple Residence dataset will require standard licensing.
Simply contact us and we will begin to assess whether you qualify for small charitiy licensing. If applicable, we will walk you through the registration process with Royal Mail.
Once registered, we can advise you on the integration or migration process. We are happy to answer any technical questions you may have.
When your integration is ready to go live, we can setup billing with your finance team and you will be ready to go.