Copyright Office’s Licensing Section Moves to Single Payment Method for Royalty and Filing Fees

Issue No. 971 - June 30, 2022

On July 1, 2022, the Licensing Section of the U.S. Copyright Office will move to a single EFT payment method ( for payment of current, past, and future royalty and filing fees. Additionally, the Office has retired the private forms previously used for royalty payments. Remitters should not contact the section to set up an account; instead, remitters should use the public website to set up accounts and make payments. For more information on how to make statutory license royalty payments, please read Circular 74 and view the tutorial and FAQ. For further assistance, contact the Licensing Section at [email protected] or (202) 707-8150.