Who's APRA AMCOS?
We help music creators get paid for their work and give people easy ways to legally play and copy music.
Are you a music creator?
Songwriters, composers, and publishers can all join APRA AMCOS. Membership is free and helps you get paid for your music.
Looking for a music licence?
Find out how your business or event can get permission to use music and support the music industry.
Creating an audio or video production?
Access high-quality and cost-effective music to use in adverts, TV and radio programs, films and more.
View works, Earnings Insights, royalty statements & remittances; register new works; upload jingles; submit Performance Reports; or update your details.
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Access Earnings Insights and Work Search; upload music in ads; manage your team; submit enquiries; or view resources and FAQS
Access work registration, cue sheet information, and unidentified work lists. Notify us of live performances featuring your members' works.
Submit an application on behalf of a client, license a production for multiple clearances, and search licence applications quickly and easily.
Create templates for your production, submit multiple cue sheets at one time, easily import cue sheets and ensure instant retrieval from APRA AMCOS upon submission.
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How much your Production Music licence will cost takes 3 factors into account. The codes for your licence type and territory can be found in our Production Music rate card.
You can choose from the following categories:
Find the codes for each category in our handy Production Music rate card (PDF 469kb)
Depending on what you're producing you'll pay for either a duration or number of tracks used.
See how long your music use is in units. 1 unit is 30 seconds (or part thereof).
Select your clearance territory:
Note: All rates include online and digital platforms. Territory definitions are available on page 7 of the Production Music rate card (PDF 469kb)
An $11.00 incl GST (NZ $11 ex GST) processing fee will apply for each licence issued. This processing fee is applied per territory, per licence code.
Calculate your rates
You've got your rate and you've got your licence category code. Now you need a licence!
Report your music use and apply for a licence by logging in to our online Production Music Licensing Portal, which requires your Production Music Client Number (PMCN).
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