Procedure for Copyright Registration [CS Hera Siddiqui]



1. Fees is Rs. 5000/-

2. Visit copyright.gov.in

3. Registration of copyright (Form- X1V)

4. New User Registration

5. After login, click on to link “Click for online Copyright Registration”.

6. The online “Copyright Registration Form” is to be filled up in four steps
  1. Complete the Form XIV, and then press SAVE button to save entered details, and press Step 2 to move to Next Step.

  2. Signature to be scanned in 512 KB and kept ready for uploading.

  3. Fill-up the Statement of Particulars, and then press SAVE button to Save entered details, and press Step 3/4 to move to Next step

  4. Fill-up the Statement of Further particulars. This form is applicable for “LITERARY/ DRAMATIC, MUSICAL, ARTISTIC AND SOFTWARE” works, and then press SAVE button to save entered details, and press Step 4 to move to Next Step.

  5. Make the payment through Internet Payment gateway

7. After successful submission of the form, Diary Number will be generated (Please note it for future reference).
  1. Artistic Work to be uploaded in pdf/jpg format.

  2. Sound Recording Work to be uploaded in mp3 format.

  3. Literary/Dramatic, Music and Software* Work to be uploaded in pdf format, less than 5 MB, keep ready.

*Pdf containing at least first 10 and last 10 pages of source code, or the entire source code if less than 20 pages, with no blocked out or redacted portions.

9. Please take 1 hard copy (print) of  “Acknowledgement Slip” and 1 hard copy (print) of  “Copyright Registration Form”, and send it by post to

Copyright Division
Department For Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Boudhik Sampada Bhawan,
Plot No. 32, Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078
Email Address: copyright[at]nic[dot]in
Telephone No.: 011-28032496
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