Complete list of fees for copyrights

These fees cover a multitude of specific scenarios. All amounts are in Canadian dollars.

Copyright fees
Item in Schedule of the Copyright Regulations Common name Description Fee
1 Application An application for registration of a copyright, under section 55 or section 56 of the Act, where the request and fee are submitted online to the Office, via canada.ca $50
through any other means $65
2 Assignment/licensing Accepting for registration an assignment or licence of a copyright under section 57 of the Act $65
3 Accelerated action request Processing a request for accelerated action on an application for registration of a copyright or for registration of an assignment, licence or other document $65
4 Correction of a clerical error Correcting a clerical error in any instrument of record including, without further fee, issuing a corrected certificate of registration of copyright, under section 61 of the Act online to the Office, via canada.ca $50
through any other means $65
Addition of documents Processing a request to include in the Register of Copyrights any other document affecting a copyright online to the Office, via canada.ca $50
through any other means $65
5 Certified copy in paper form of a document Providing a certified copy in paper form of a document, other than a certified copy made under rule 318 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules for each certification $35
plus, for each page $1
6 Certified copy in electronic form Providing a certified copy in electronic form of a document, other than a certified copy made under rule 318 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules for each certification $35
plus, for each copyright to which the request relates $10
7 Copy in paper form of a document Providing a copy in paper form of a document, for each page where the user of the service makes the copy using Office equipment $0.50
Providing a copy in paper form of a document, for each page where the Office makes the copy $1
8 Copy in electronic form of a document Providing a copy in electronic form of a document for each request $10
plus, if the copy is requested on a physical medium, for each physical medium requested in addition to the first
$1
plus, for each copyright to which the request relates $1

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