37 CFR 201.3
Fees for registration, recordation, and related services, special services, and services performed b

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§201.3 Fees for registration, recordation, and related services, special services, and services performed by the Licensing Division.

(a)
General. This section prescribes the fees for registration, recordation, and related services, special services, and services performed by the Licensing Division.
(b)
Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply:
(1)
Registration, recordation, and related service fee. This is the fee for a registration or recordation service that the Office is required to perform under 17 U.S.C., or a directly related service. It includes those services described in section 708(a)(1)-(9) and authorized by Pub. L. 105-80.
(2)
Special service fee. This is a fee for a special service not specified in title 17, which the Register of Copyrights may fix at any time on the basis of the cost of providing the service, as provided by 17 U.S.C. 708(a)(10).
(3)
Licensing Division service fee. This is a fee for a service performed by the Licensing Division.
(c)
Registration, recordation and related service fees. The Copyright Office has established the following fees for these services: Registration, recordation and related services Fees (1) Registration of a basic claim in an original work of $ 30 authorship: Forms TX, SE, PA, VA (including Short Form) and Form SR (2) Registration of a claim in a group of contributions 30 to a periodical (GR/CP) (3) Registration of a renewal claim (Form RE): Claim without Addendum 60 Addendum 30 (4) Registration of a claim in a mask work (Form MW) 75 (5) Registration of a claim in a group of serials (Form 15 SE/Group) [per issue, with $ 45 minimum] (6) Registration of a claim in a group of daily 55 newspapers and qualified newsletters (Form G/D N) (7) Registration of a claim in a restored copyright (Form 30 GATT) (8) Registration of a claim in a group of restored works 15 (Form GATT/Group) [per issue, with $ 45 minimum] (9) Registration of a correction or amplification to a 100 claim (Form CA) (10) Providing an additional certificate of registration 30 (11) Certification of other Copyright Office records (per 80 hour) (12) Search--report prepared from official records (per 75 hour) (13) Location of Copyright Office records (per hour) 80 Location of in-process materials (per hour) 100 (14) Recordation of document (single title) 80 Additional titles (per group of 10 titles) 20 (15) Recordation of a Notice of Intention to Enforce 30 (NIE) a restored copyright containing no more than one title Additional NIE titles (each) 1 (16) Recordation of Notice of Intention to Make and 12 Distribute Phonorecords (17) Issuance of a receipt for a §407 deposit 10 (d) Special service fees. The Copyright Office has established the following fees for special services: Special services Fees (1) Service charge for deposit account overdraft $ 100 (2) Service charge for dishonored deposit account 35 replenishment check (3) Appeals: (i) First appeal 200 Additional claim in related group 20 (ii) Second appeal 500 Additional claim in related group 20 (4) Secure test processing charge, per hour 60 (5) Copying of Copyright Office Records by staff, per .50 page (black & white) (6) Special handling fee for a claim 580 Each additional claim using the same deposit 50 (7) Special handling fee for recordation of a document 330 (8) Full-term retention of a published deposit 425 (9) Expedited Reference and Bibliography search and 250 report (surcharge, per hour) (10) Expedited Certification & Documents services 200 (surcharge, per hour) (e) Licensing Division Service Fees. The Copyright Office has established the following fees for certain services performed by the Licensing Division: Licensing Division services Fees (1) Recordation of a Notice of Intention to Make and Distribute $ 12 Phonorecords (17 U.S.C. 115) (2) Certificate of Filing a Notice of Intention (17 U.S.C. 115) 8 (3) Filing Fee for Recordation of License Agreements under 17 U.S.C. 50 118 (4) Recordation of Certain Contracts by Cable Television Systems 50 Located Outside the Forty-Eight Contiguous States (5) Initial Notice of Digital Transmission of Sound Recording (17 20 U.S.C. 114) Amendment of 17 U.S.C. 114 Notice 20 (6) Statement of Account Amendment (Cable Television Systems and 15 Satellite Carriers, 17 U.S.C. 111 and 119) (7) Statement of Account Amendment (Digital Audio Recording Devices 20 or Media, 17 U.S.C. 1003) (8) Using Public Photocopier, per page .25 Photocopies Made by Licensing Staff, per page .40 (9) Search, per hour 65 (10) Certification of Search Report 65