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

The deadline for electronic filing of 2018 cable claims and 2018 satellite claims is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 31, 2019. The Copyright Royalty Board must REJECT any claim filed before July 1 or after the deadline.


Printable Forms


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.


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.