Copyright Office Fees

For detailed information on fees charged by the Copyright Office for services it provides, see Circular 4, Copyright Office Fees. Copyright Office fees are subject to change. For current fees, check the Copyright Office website at, write the Copyright Office, or call (202) 707-3000. For Further Information by internet · Circulars, announcements, regulations, other related materials, and all copyright application forms are available on the Copyright Office website at by telephone · For general information about copyright, call the Copyright Public Information Office at (202) 707-3000. The tty number is (202) 707-6737. Copyright Office staff members are on duty from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, eastern time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Or, if you know which application forms and circulars you want, you may request them from the Forms and Publications Hotline at (202) 707-9100 24 hours a day. You may leave a recorded message. by regular mail · Write to — Library of Congress Copyright Office Publications Section 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington, DC 20559-6000

$ 45

Copyright O≤ce Fees
Basic Registrations
Fee to accompany an application and deposit for registration of a claim to copyright

Effective as of July 1, 2006

Other Copyright Service Fees
Recordation of Documents Relating to Copyrighted Works
Fee to make a public record of an assignment of rights or other document Recordation of a document, including a Notice of Intention to Enforce, containing no more than one title $ 25 Additional titles (per group of 10 or fewer titles) $ 435 Special handling of recordation of documents
$ 95

Form TX, Short Form TX, Form VA, Short Form VA, Form PA, Short Form PA, Form SE, Short Form SE, Form SR, & Form GATT — Form GR⁄CP (This form is an adjunct to Forms VA, PA, and TX. There is no additional charge.)

Renewal Registrations
For works published or registered before January 1, 1978 Form RE $ 220 Addendum to Form RE
$ 75

Reference & Bibliography Reports on Copyrighted Works
Fee for searching copyright records and preparing an official report Estimate of search fee Preparation of a report from official records ($⁄ hr) $ 400 Expedited Reference and Bibliography reports ($⁄ hr)
$ 150 $ 100

Group Registrations
Fee to register a group of related claims, where appropriate
$ 70

Form SE⁄ Group (serials) (per issue, with minimum 2 issues) Form G⁄ DN (daily newspapers and newsletters) $ 45 Published phographs (Form VA. Up to 750 published photographs may be identified on form GR ⁄ PPh ⁄ CON with a single filing fee.)

$ 25

Certification & Documents Services: Preparing Copies of Copyright Office Records
Fees for locating, retrieving, and reproducing records
$ 150 $ 150 $ 150 $ 40

Supplementary Registrations
Fee to make a correction or amplification to a completed registration
$ 115 $ 100 $ 115

Form CA Form DC

$ 240


Locating and⁄or retrieving Copyright Office records ($⁄ hr) Additional certificate of registration Certification of Copyright Office records ($⁄ hr) Copying fee: variable depending on format and size Locating and⁄or retrieving in-process materials ($⁄ hr) Surcharge for expedited Certification & Documents services listed above or for certification of a Reference & Bibliography search report ($ ⁄ hr)

Miscellaneous Registrations
$ 200

Miscellaneous Fees
$ 80 $ 20

Form D-VH (vessel hulls) $ 95 Form MW (mask works)

Special Services Related to Registration (Optional Services)
Special Handling for Registration of Qualified Copyright Claims
Fee to expedite processing of qualified claims
$ 685

Receipt for deposit without registration (Section 407 deposit) Online Service Provider Designation (Recordation of an Interim Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement under §512(c)(2) ) $ 50 Notice to Libraries and Archives (each additional title: $ 20)

Deposit Account Service Charges
$ 150 $ 75

Overdraft Dishonored replenishment check For Licensing Division fees, request sl-4l. Copyright Office fees are subject to change. For current fees, check the Copyright Office website at, write the Copyright Office, or call (202) 707-3000.

Special handling fee (per claim) $ 50 Additional fee for each (nonspecial handling) claim using the same deposit

Other Fees Associated with Registration
$ 425

Full-term retention of published copyright deposit $ 150 Secure test processing ($⁄ hr) $ 45 Handling extra copy for certification

Requests for Reconsideration (For claims previously refused registration)
First request Additional claim in related group (each) $ 500 Second request $ 25 Additional claim in related group (each)
$ 25 $ 250

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