Why do I need a DJ licence? The organiser of the party where I will be playing has already requested a licence from Sabam.

Normally you are only allowed to copy your own music collection for private use. With a DJ licence however, you may copy your music as part of your activities as a DJ. This concerns the neighbouring rights.

The organiser of a party needs a licence from Sabam because he plays music at a party. This concerns the performing rights for a so-called ‘communication to the public’.