Submitting your Songs / Lyrics Direct
We operate a secure file upload facility that allows easy uploading of songs, music and lyrics for copyright registration purposes. To use this service you will need to apply for membership of the Copyright Office, membership is free and without any obligations. It takes a few moments to complete the application form.
Each client registered with us has a unique login username and password. This will allow them to upload their files securely, confident. in the knowledge their work will be delivered speedily and direct to Songrite.
Email alerts are in operation to notify the client of successful upload and to warn of any files waiting or pending completion. This system allows for safe, secure transfer of files and dramatically reduces the time taken dealing with copyright registrations using regular mail. It costs nothing to open and maintain an account with Songrite Copyright Office; you pay only for the copyrights of the works you want to register and only when you are satisfied all the information and details pertaining to that work are correct and in order.
Completing the application form takes only a few minutes, membership is free with no commitments or obligations, (you pay only for the registration of your copyrights). To open an account please click on this link — Create Account.
Making Payments for on-line registrations:
When we successfully receive your uploaded work you will be contacted by email and then you simply make your payment by clicking the buy now button in your preferred currency on the Fees Page.
How your application is processed:
Songrite Copyright Office processes your application for registration of copyrights upon receipt of your work. Copyright application files are recorded in an automated system and assigned a file number in the order that they are received.
Review of your application:
A reviewer checks each application to ensure that complete and clear information has been provided. If there are any questions or uncertainties, the reviewer may need to contact the applicant or their agent to request clarification of certain points or to provide additional information to process the application accurately.
How we’ll inform you:
All contact is by regular mail or by email.
Songrite Copyright Office 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. When an application is considered complete and the appropriate registration fee is received, a registration number is assigned to it. At this point a registration certificate is printed, a quality check performed, and it is mailed to the agent or applicant.
Issued Registration Documents.
Registration certificates are sent to the agent or applicant by Royal Mail or you can choose to have have your documents sent digitally to your email address.
The benefits of digitally issued documents are;
- You will normally receive the documents within four days.
- You can print out the documents as and when required.
- You can make multiple copies.
- You can store them on your iPad, iPhone, computer hard drive / pen drive or other storage media.
Errors and Mistakes:
At the client’s request, a certificate of correction will be issued should a clerical error appear on an original registration certificate.