Using BBFC ratings and symbols online

BBFC age ratings in text and symbols are immediately identifiable, understandable, trusted and consistent in their application and meaning. Using them enables people to make safe, informed decisions about the content they choose for themselves and their families.

The BBFC's VOD User Guidelines provide practical implementation advice to VOD and streaming services to ensure they use BBFC age ratings and parental controls in a more consistent and comprehensive way.

Adopting the Guidelines is strongly recommended to ensure that UK audiences see the same age ratings on VOD as they do in cinemas and on DVD . 

Download the latest version of the Guidelines below. 

For information about using BBFC age rating symbols and ratings info on packaged media, please see Labelling Regulations.