How to Sign Up (if you are new to the program)

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Personal Information

Don’t have email?

If you don’t have email, send us your name and address by regular mail and we’ll mail you a sign-up form when registration opens.

Public Lending Right Program
150 Elgin Street
PO Box 1047
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8

How Sign-Up Works

You will need to:

  • Provide personal information, including your SIN
  • Demonstrate eligibility
  • Provide ISBNs for the books your are registering
  • Calculate the percentage share of your contribution
  • Provide supporting materials: photocopies of the title pages, copyright pages and tables of contents (if applicable) of all the titles you are registering

Once you sign up for the program, you will hear back from us a year later notifying you of your eligibility and letting you know whether you have qualified for any payments.

Related Information

Register a New Title

Add a New Title/Edition

How Payments Work

Learn about Payments