Any individual who is an author or rights owner or assignee or legal heir can file application for copyright of a work (Published / Unpublished).
The Copyright Office, New Delhi.
- By Post
- By E-filing at www.copyright.gov.in
- Application for registration (Form IV) [Statement of Particulars and Statement of Further Particulars as prescribed in the first schedule to the Rules] [Separate applications should be made for registration of each work]
- Vakalatnama or Power of Attorney [Advocate] (If Applicant itself is not filing)
- Fees (Details here)
The fee is not reimbursed in case of rejection of the application.
Mode of fee payment
- Demand Draft
- Indian Postal Order
in favor of ‘Registrar of Copyrights’ payable at ‘New Delhi’.
Source: Copyright office, GOI