The Copyright Office adopted new fees for its services, which went into effect on March 20, 2020. More information may be found on the 2018 Fee Study webpage.
Please be aware that when you register your claim to a copyright in a work with the U.S. Copyright Office, you are making a public record. All the information you provide on your copyright registration is available to the public and will be available on the Internet.
Supplementary & Renewal Registration
- Form CON
Continuation Sheet used in conjunction with forms below when more space is necessary.
- Supplementary Copyright Registration
- Renewal Registration
Form RE/CON — Continuation form to be used only in conjunction with RE application form.
Addendum to Form RE — For all works published between January 1, 1964, and December 31, 1977, that were not registered during their first 28-year term. Must accompany form RE.
Group Registration of Photographs
- Group Registration of Photographs
Published Photographs Title Template (Updated 2020) — To accompany application for group registration of published photographs
Unpublished Photographs Title Template (Updated 2020) — To accompany application for group registration of unpublished photographs
- COVID-19 Procedures
For submitting physical material during COVID-19
For certain works that have had a history of prerelease infringement
- Special Handling
For requesting expedited processing of an application for registration or recordation of a document.
- Secure Tests
To accompany application for registration of a secure test or a group of secure test items.
- Restored Works
For registering a foreign work that has been restored to copyright protection in the United States
Form GATT/CON Continuation form to be used only in conjunction with GATT application form
- Mask Work Registration
For 3-dimensional patterns fixed on a semiconductor chip (not for theatrical facial masks)
Form MW w/instructions Fill-in version — for registration of mask works
Form MW/CON Continuation sheet to be used only in conjunction with MW application form
- Vessel Design Registration
For further information, see Registration of Vessel Designs
Form D-VH Fill-in version — for registration of vessel hull designs
Form D-VH w/instructions Fill-in version — for registration of vessel hull designs
Form D-VH/CON Non Fill-in version — continuation sheet and for multiple designs
Form DC — application to correct a design registration
Form DVH-ID — recordation of distinctive identification of owner of vessel hull designs
For use when submitting transfers and other documents
Notice of Termination Cover Sheet Form TCS
Research and Certification
Research and Certification
For use when requesting copies of copyright deposits
- Cable Statement of Account Forms
SA1-2 Paper Short Form — For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are less than $527,600
SA1-2E Short Form — For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are less than $527,600
SA3 Paper Long Form — For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are $527,600 or more
SA3E Long Form — For use by cable television systems whose semiannual gross receipts are $527,600 or more
- Satellite Statement of Account Form
For semiannual accounting periods beginning January 1, 2014
- Digital Audio Recording Products—Statement of Account Forms
Quarterly Statement of Account Form
- Initial Notice of Distribution of Digital Audio Recording Devices or Media
- Notice of Use Form
M-269 Form — Notice of Use of Sound Recordings under Statutory License
- Licensing Electronic Funds Transfer Form
EFT Form — For use by statutory licensees to receive refund payments via electronic funds transfer