Royalty Claims

The Copyright Royalty Board offers online filing of (and printable forms for) claims to cable, satellite, and digital audio recording devices and media (DART) royalty fees.

DART claims are filed during January and February each year. Cable and satellite claims are filed during July.


File using eCRB System

Introduction to Online Claims Filing Using eCRB [PDF/660.8 KB]

eCRB System


Printable Forms


DART Royalty Claim Forms

The Copyright Royalty Board offers online and printable claim forms for digital audio recording devices and media royalty payments (DART). These forms are available only during the filing period. The filing period for 2018 DART claims is January 1, 2019, through February 28, 2019.

Single Claim Submission Form

Joint Claim Submission Form

Please Note: These forms are intended for interested copyright owners and their designated representatives who are submitting claims to DART royalties earned in 2018.

Claims for copyright registration may not be made on this site. Individuals interested in registering works (e.g., sound recordings and literary, visual, and performing arts, etc.) may obtain information from the U.S. Copyright Office.

For further information, see 37 CFR 360.


Cable and Satellite Royalty Claim Forms

The Copyright Royalty Board offers online filing and printable forms for filing claims to cable and satellite retransmission royalty fees. Online filing and printable forms are available only during the filing period. The filing period for 2018 cable claims and 2018 satellite claims is July 1, 2019, through July 31, 2019.