Licensing Documents


Effective August 1, 2009
Circular 22 - How to Investigate the Copyright Status of a Work
Circular 73 - Compulsory License for Making and Distributing Phonorecords
Circular 74a - How to Make Statutory License Royalty EFT Payments via Wire
Circular 74b - How to Make Statutory License Royalty EFT Payments via ACH Credit
Circular 74c - How to Make Statutory License Royalty EFT Payments Using Pay.gov
Circular 75 - The Licensing Division of the Copyright Office
Cable Statement of Account Forms and Related Information for semiannual accounting periods beginning January 1, 2011
SA1-2 Short Form - For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are less than $527,600
SA3 Long Form - For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are $527,600 or more
Old Cable Statement of Account Forms
Specialty Station List (pdf)

Digital Audio Recording Products - Statement of Account Forms
Quarterly Statement of Account Form
Annual Statement of Account Form

Initial Notice of Distribution of Digital Audio Recording
Dart Form

Satellite Statement of Account Form for semiannual accounting periods beginning January 1, 2014
Form SC

Notice of Use Form
M-269 Form — Notice of Use of Sound Recordings under Statutory License

Licensing Electronic Funds Transfer Form - For use by statutory licensees to receive refund payments via electronic funds transfer
EFT Form (for refunds and disbursements only)
Cable/Satellite Remittance Advice (for payments)
DART Remittance Advice (for payments)
Regulations
  • 201.3 - Fees for registration, recordation and related services, special services, and services performed by the Licensing Division
  • 201.6 - Payment and refund of Copyright Office fees
  • 201.9 - Recordation of agreements between copyright owners and public broadcasting entities
  • 201.11 - Satellite carrier statements of account covering statutory licenses for secondary transmissions
  • 201.12 - Recordation of certain contracts by cable systems located outside of the forty-eight contiguous States
  • 201.17 - Statements of Account covering compulsory licenses for secondary transmissions by cable systems
  • 201.18 - Notice of intention to obtain a compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works
  • 201.19 - Royalties and statements of account under compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works
  • 201.27 - Initial notice of distribution of digital recording devices or media
  • 201.28 - Statements of Account for digital audio recording devices or media
  • 201.29 - Access to and confidentiality of, Statements of Account, Verification Auditor’s Reports, and other verification information filed in the Copyright Office for digital audio recording devices or media
  • 201.30 - Verification of Statements of Accounts
  • 270.1 - Notice of use of sound recordings under statutory license
  • 270.2 - Reports of use of sound recordings under statutory license for preexisting subscription services
  • 270.3 - Reports of use of sound recordings under statutory license for nonsubscription transmission services, preexisting satellite digital audio radio services, new subscription services and business establishment services
  • 270.4 - Reports of use of sound recordings under statutory license prior to April 1, 2004
  • 270.5 - Designated collection and distribution organizations for records of use of sound recordings under statutory license