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How to register a work

SUISA can only distribute royalties for registered works. It is an absolute requirement that you register complete details on the work title and all involved rightsholders so that we may pay the collected remuneration reliably.

You may register your works online or send us a works registration form by post.

Please note: Only members or associate members can register works with SUISA.

Online works declaration

SUISA can only distribute royalties for registered works. It is an absolute requirement that you register complete details on the work title and all involved rights holders so that we may pay out the collected remuneration reliably.

You may register your works online or send us a works declaration form by post.

Please note: Only members or associate members can register works with SUISA.

 

  • Works created for the sound track of an audio-visual production
  • Arrangements of free original works (i.e. works no longer protected by copyright) 
  • Literary works (texts without music)

Works registration form

As a member or associate member of SUISA you are required to register your works promptly. To do so, please fill in and sign the registration form and send it to us by post.

Registration of audio-visual productions

Works created to provide the sound track for audio-visual productions, must be registered by means of a specific form. Please use only the following form for audio-visual productions:

Registration form for musical works for films and audio-visual productions (in German)
Registration form for musical works for films and audio-visual productions (for additional works) (in German)

Arrangements and cover versions

Key points to bear in mind

Works registration made simple

Tips for registering your works (in German)

Related issues

Have you already registered your works?
Please check your works in the works database

 

Notes on the declaration of Works

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