Registration is one of the most patronized services of the Copyright Office. We register all sorts of copyright-protected works such as music, books, films, logos, paintings, computer software, among others. Although registration is voluntary, which is a globally accepted principle, it is advisable to register your work with the office for the purposes below:
Additionally, the office serves as a depository and applicants who register with the office can rely on the office for copies of their works in the event that they ran out of copies of their works.
2017 Copyright Registration Statistics
|S/N||Category of Works||Number Registered|
Copyright Registration Fees:
Copyright registration fees are moderate and they are paid once! An applicant does not need to pay any renewal fees.
Our current fees are as follows:
|S/N||Description/Type of Work||Fee (GH¢)
|1.||Sale of Registration Form||10.00|
|3.||Musical work/sound recording||30.00|
|6.||Audiovisual (Films Music Videos, etc)||60.00|
|8.||Settlement of Dispute||25.00|
|9.||Request for Search||20.00|
|10.||Request for Amendment of Particulars||20.00|
|11.||Request for Certified True Copy||20.00|
** Fees are subject to change.
Do you have any work to register?
The following is the registration procedure:
Note: Applicants are required to come along with a valid ID card (e.g. National ID, Passport, Voter ID or DVLA Licence).