Mailing Addresses


General Purpose Address
General communications, where services are not requested or a specific address is not required, are mailed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Literary Works
Registrations for nondramatic literary works should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- TX
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Serials
Registrations for serials should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- SE
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Visual Arts Works
Registrations for visual arts works should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- VA
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Works of the Performing Arts
Registrations for works of the performing arts should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- PA
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Sound Recordings
Registrations for sound recordings should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- SR
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Motion Pictures and Audiovisual Works
Registrations for motion pictures and audiovisual works should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- MP
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Renewal Claims
Registrations for renewal of copyright should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- RE
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000
Document Recordations
Document recordation should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- DOC
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Registration of Mask Works
Registrations for mask works should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- MW
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Searches and copies of records of deposits
Requests for searches of registrations and recordations in the completed catalogs, indexes, and other records of the Copyright Office and requests for copies of records or deposits for use in litigation or other authorized purposes should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
Records Research and Certification
P.O. Box 70400
Washington, DC 20559-0400.
Online Service Providers
The designation of an agent to receive notification of claims of infringement for online service providers should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
Designated Agents
P.O. Box 71537
Washington, DC 20024-1537.
Reconsiderations or refusal to register
First and second requests for reconsideration of refusal to register a copyright, mask work, or vessel hull claim should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
RAC Division
P.O. Box 71380
Washington, DC 20024-1380.
Registration of Vessel Hull Designs
Registrations for vessel hull designs should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- VH
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Copyright Acquistions
Copyright acquisitions inquiries should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- CAD
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Deposit copies submitted under Section 407 of the Copyright Act should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office
Attn: 407 Deposits
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559.
Serial publishers submitting their required complimentary subscriptions to comply with group registration requirements should address these subscriptions to:
Library of Congress
Group Periodicals Registration
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20540-4161.
Deposit Demands
Replies to demands for deposit should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- CAD
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.
Licensing Division
Licensing Division inquires should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office- LD
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559-6000.

Notices related to statutory licenses under 17 U.S.C. 112, 114 & 115 should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
P.O. Box 70977
Washington, DC 20024-0400.

Statements of account related to statutory licenses under 17 U.S.C. 119 and chapter 10 should be addressed to:
Copyright Office-SOA
P.O. Box 70400
Washington, DC 20024-0400.

Filings or inquiries related to section 111 licenses should be addressed to:
Library of Congress
Copyright Office
Attn: 111 Licenses
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20559.
Freedom of Information Act Request
The Copyright Office's FOIA Requester Service Center is responsible for processing all initial requests submitted pursuant to the FOIA or the Privacy Act. All initial requests must be in writing and sent by mail to:
Copyright Office
P.O. Box 70400
Washington, DC 20024
Time Sensitive Request
Notices related to the filing of copyright infringement suits and submitted pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 411(a) and 17 U.S.C. 508; requests pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 411(b)(2) from district courts to the Register of Copyrights, all other correspondence to the Office of the General Counsel and the Office of Policy and International Affairs, and requests for expedited service from the Records Research and Certification Section of the Information and Records Division to meet the needs of pending or prospective litigation, customs matters, or contract or publishing deadlines should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
P.O. Box 70400
Washington, DC 20024-0400.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeals
General Counsel of the United States Copyright Office
Copyright GC/I&R
P.O. Box 70400
Washington, DC 20024.
Special Handling
Requests for expedited processing of registrations or for document recordations should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
RAC Division
P.O. Box 71380
Washington, DC 20024-1380.
Notices of Termination
Notices of Termination of transfers and licenses under sections 203 and 304 of the Copyright Act should be addressed to:
Copyright Office
Notices of Termination
P.O. Box 71537
Washington, DC 20024-1537.