Royalty Claims

The Copyright Royalty Board requires claimants to file claims to cable and satellite retransmission royalty fees online in eCRB at

Claims filers whose eCRB accounts may have become locked due to inactivity, must contact eCRB support during business hours well before the deadline to reactivate their accounts.

  • Click here to contact support.

Claims filers who do not have an eCRB user account must register for an account well before the deadline.

  • Click here to register for an account.

Online claims filing is available only during the filing period. The filing period for 2020 DART claims is Jan 1, 2021, through February 28, 2021.

  • Click here to sign in and file a claim.

Further Information

If you have questions regarding who may file claims, the basis for claims, and what constitutes a timely filing, please consult Subpart A of Part 360 of Title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations at For other questions, you may contact the CRB Program Specialist at (202) 707-7658. For answers to FAQs re online filing, click here.