Although our offices will be closed until 31 August and our employees are working from home, we will continue to advise and assist you. Your royalties will also be paid out as planned.
If you have any questions, please consult our list of FAQs. You did not find the answer to your question? Contact us via our contact form. This way, your question will be treated with priority. Do you still want to reach us by phone? Until August 31st you can reach us every working day between 9.30 am and 1 pm, on 02 286 84 84.
You have to declare music works where no publisher is involved yourself. You can do this via our eServices.
If you don't have an account yet, contact our Customer Service.
As long as your works have not yet been performed in public, you don't need to declare them. This changes, however, if they are played or are published on an audio medium or via the Internet. Otherwise we can't pay out the collected royalties.
A score or recording of your work is not necessary except for:
- Classical music or jazz (a score)
- Adaptations from the public domain (a score or recording)
- Electro-acoustic and aleatory music (a recording and a score or technical description)
ATTENTION: After declaring your works, don't forget to regularly signal the performances of these works! You can also do this via our eServices.
These are works for which an agreement has been concluded between the author(s) and one or more publishers.
Published musical works must always be declared by the publishers. It can concern original publications or sub-publications.
Declaration of agreements and published musical works
NOTE: Do not forget to also notify the broadcasts of your works! After you have declared your work, it is important to inform Sabam of the use made of it. You can also use our eServices to do this. If you do not yet have an account, please contact our customer service.