The authors' royalties are collected:

Either through an individual collection:

Reproduction rights

Resale rights

or through a collective collection:

Television right

Cable right


The copyright royalties are distributed as follows:

  • According to the keys defined by the copyright holder in advance (when declaring their works),
  • According to the criteria in the Sabam Global Agreement
  • within periods that vary, depending on the type of rights to be distributed

When exactly the distributions take place can be seen from the list below.

Information on your rights abroad and the list of countries with which Sabam has concluded reciprocity agreements can be found here.

Overview of reciprocity contracts