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Copyright Registration Service

Registration of Song - Lyric - Music Copyrights

Copyright registration of all submitted songs, music or lyrics is initiated and completed on the basis that the person/s named as the author/s is / are the original creator/s of the submitted works and the said works do not infringe or replicate any existing copyrights either knowingly or otherwise..

Registering your work online is a simple process, just fill out the online registration form and upload your work following the instructions carefully, that's all there is to it. Once we receive your uploaded work a reviewer checks to ensure your work is complete in its content and the registration form details are checked for accuracy. If necessary, the reviewer may suggest changes are made to comply with copyright regulations. Payment of the registration fee is required when you agree and approve the details as presented to you. Online Copyright Registration

Registering your work by mail is just as simple, first of all fill out the CR3- registration form and print it out, then package your work securely including the CR3- registration form and mail it to Songrite remembering to include all the components required. Further information can be found on the Copyright by Mail page

To ensure the copyright details are recorded accurately - you must include all the information and components required

What the registration covers:

A single Song usually contains several copyright categories which cover all aspects of a song; these rights include the following;

    1. The Music / Melody:
    2. The lyrics:
    3. The Arrangements:
    4. The Production:
    5. The Performance:
    6. The Artwork: (On the sleeve / album cover). 
    7. The registration of your Band or Stage name is also included

All of the above associated copyrights are included and are verified in your registration documents.

Copyright registration becomes effective on the date this Copyright Office receives all the required components in an acceptable form as outlined, regardless of how long it then takes to process the application and mail the certificate of registration. The time required to process an application varies, depending on how busy the copyright department is at the time.

Songrite Copyright Office UK  issues certificates of registration that provide a clear and legible record of registered works. You can help by making sure that the information in your application is complete, accurate, and legible, and that the work submitted is of an acceptable quality

We reserve the right to refuse to accept any work/compositions we consider to be in direct breach of any known or existing copyright


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The information contained within this site is offered as a consideration to visitors and at no time should the information be construed as legal advice; for all legal matters, we encourage our clients to seek the assistance of an attorney. The Copyright Office is not responsible for policing, or checking on registered works and their use, and cannot guarantee that the legitimacy of ownership or originality in a work registered by Songrite will never be questioned.
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Copyright lasts for the lifetime of the author / composer plus a minimum of fifty (50) years.

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