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How to Register Your Music With Ascap

Join ASCAP

Join more than 585,000 fellow songwriters, composers and publishers who have taken the pivotal step of becoming ASCAP members. Whether it’s distributing performance royalties, protecting copyright or helping you develop your craft, everything we do supports your life in music.

Join ASCAP as both a writer AND a publisher to get all the income you deserve!
Unless you’ve assigned your publishing rights to someone else, you are your own publisher.

Writers:
What You’ll Need to Apply
Your Social Security Number
(No SSN? We will also accept your foreign tax information)
Credit card (issued by a US bank) for payment of one time, $50 processing fee

Publishers:
What You’ll Need to Apply
A name for your publishing company
Information about your company
(Social Security Number OR Taxpayer Identification Number & stakeholders)
Credit card (issued by a US bank) for payment of one time, $50 processing fee

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