Information about the Copyright Office


What is your telephone number?

The Public Information Office telephone number is (202) 707-3000 or 1-877-476-0778 (toll free). To order Copyright Office publications, the number is (202) 707-9100.


What is your mailing address?

Our mailing address is Library of Congress, Copyright Office, 101 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20559.


What is your street address?

The Copyright Office is located at 101 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC, in the James Madison Memorial Building, of the Library of Congress. The nearest Metro stop is Capitol South.


What are your hours of operation?

Hours of service are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.


How do I get on your mailing or email list?

The Copyright Office does not maintain a mailing list. The Copyright Office sends periodic email messages via NewsNet, a free electronic mailing list. (See subscribing information at the link.) Important announcements and new or changed regulations and the like are published in the Federal Register. These also appear on the Copyright Office website.