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Basic Registrations

Registrations online

Single Application (single author, same claimant, one work, not for hire) 
Standard Application (all other filings)


Registrations on paper

Paper filing 

Renewal Registrations
For works published or registered before January 1, 1978

Form RE

Addendum to Form RE (in addition to fee for claim) $100
Group Registrations
Form SE/Group (serials) (per issue, with minimum 2 issues) $25
Form G/DN (daily newspapers and qualified newsletters) $80
Form GR/PPh/CON (published photographs) (up to 750 published photographs can be identified on form GR/PPh/CON with a single filing fee) $65
Group automated database updates (paper application only) $85
Online registration of groups of published photographs $55
Form GR/CP (contributions to periodicals) $85
Supplementary Registrations
Form CA (to correct or amplify a completed registration) $130
Form DC (to correct a design registration) $100
Preregistration of certain unpublished works $140
Other Registrations
Form D-VH (vessel hull designs) $400
Form GATT $85
Form MW (mask works) $120


Special Handling for Registration of Qualified Copyright Claims
Requests for Reconsideration (Appeals)
For claims previously refused registration

First request

Second request $500
Recordation of Documents
Recordation of document, including notice of intention to enforce (containing no more than 1 title) $105
Additional titles (per group of 10 or fewer titles) $35
Additional transfers (each) $105
Special handling of recordation of documents $550
Searches of Records
Estimate of search fee (credited to search fee) $200
Search report (per hour, 2 hour minimum) $200
Expedited report (surcharge per hour for first two hours plus $200 per hour base fee) $300
Each additional hour in addition to the charge for the first two hours (three-hour search is $200 + $200 + $300 + $300 + $500) $500
Certification of search report (per hour) $200
Retrievals and Copies of Records
Retrieval of paper records (per hour, 1 hour minimum) $200
Retrieval of digital records (per hour, half hour minimum, quarter hour increments) $200
Additional certificate of registration $40
Certification of records, including search reports (per hour) $200
Surcharge for expedited retrievals, certification, and copying ($/hr) $305
Photocopy (black & white, 8 1/2 x 11) (per page, minimum: $12) $.50
Photocopy (black & white, 11 x 17) (per page, minimum: $12) $1
Photocopy (color, 8 1/2 x 11) (per page, minimum: $12) $2
Photocopy (color, 11 x 17) (per page, minimum: $12) $4
Audiocassette (first 30 minutes)
Additional 15-minute increments
Videocassette (first 30 minutes)
Additional 15-minute increments
CD or DVD $30
Flash drive $30
Unsupported formats and other copying of materials by outside providers, at cost of provider Variable
Miscellaneous Fees
Receipt for deposit without registration (section 407 deposit) $30
Online service provider designation (recordation of an interim designation of agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under section 512(c)(2) $105
Alternative names, including websites (per group of 10 or fewer) $35
Notice to libraries and archives (each additional title $ 20) $50
Service charge for Federal Express mailing $45
Service charge for delivery of documents via fax (per page, 7 pages maximum) $1
Payment Processing Service Charges
Overdraft of deposit account $250
Dishonored replenishment check for deposit account $100
Uncollectible or nonnegotiable check $30
Expertise fee
Standard works $1500
Joint and composite works $2000 - $5000
Work of science (depends on classes and branches) $5500- $14000