Copyright Royalty Charges

  Licence SchemeCopyright Royalty Charge for
Photocopying Licence (HK$)
Copyright Royalty Charge for
Scanning cum Photocopying Licence (HK$)
1Not-for-profit educational establishments
1a Primary schools$6,464 / school / annum$10,342 / school / annum
1b Secondary schools$15,552 / school / annum$24,883 / school / annum
1c Special schools$3,232 / school / annum$5,171 / school / annum
1d Colleges of further education
- Full-time students
- Part-time students
- Full-time teachers
- Part-time teachers
- Administrative copies

$54 / person / annum
$27 / person / annum
$140 / person / annum
$54 / person / annum
$54 / copy

$86 / person / annum
$43 / person / annum
$224 / person / annum
$86 / person / annum
$86 / copy
1e Course packs production$0.80 / page*$1.28 / page
2For-profit educational establishments$1.40 / page
Annual fee $7,000
N/A
3Government departments or public bodies$0.75 / page
Annual fee $3,800
$1.20 / page
Annual fee $6,000
4Businesses in the following industry groups:

- Computer-related activities

- Research and development activities

- Medical and health services

- Engineering

- Financial intermediation, banking and Financial services

- Business and professional services
(including law, accountancy, consulting and training)
(a) Businesses with up to 25 Employees:
A minimum fee of $1,400 / annum (cover up
to 5 Readers or 5 Professional Employees)

(b) Businesses with 26 to 50 Employees:
A minimum fee of $2,800 / annum (cover up
to 10 Readers or 10 Professional Employees)

(c) Businesses with 51 or more Employees:
A minimum fee of $4,200 / annum (cover up
to 15 Readers or 15 Professional Employees)

An additional fee of $280 / annum for each Reader
and Professional Employee will be charged for the
total number of Readers and Professional
Employees exceeding the number of persons
covered by the minimum fee.
(a) Businesses with up to 25 Employees:
A minimum fee of $2,250 / annum (cover up
to 5 Readers or 5 Professional Employees)

(b) Businesses with 26 to 50 Employees:
A minimum fee of $4,500 / annum (cover up
to 10 Readers or 10 Professional Employees)

(c) Businesses with 51 or more Employees:
A minimum fee of $6,750 / annum (cover up
to 15 Readers or 15 Professional Employees)

An additional fee of $450 / annum for each Reader
and Professional Employee will be charged for the
total number of Readers and Professional
Employees exceeding the number of persons
covered by the minimum fee.
5News monitoring services organizations$1.60 / page
Annual fee $8,000
N/A
6Associations$0.75 / page
Annual fee $3,800
N/A
7Libraries$0.75 / page
Annual fee $3,800
N/A
8Copy shops$0.75 / pageN/A
9Other transactional licencesAny charges set by copyright owners, plus 20% as our service charge.
Any charges set by copyright owners, plus 20% as our service charge.
* Also applies to Scanning Licence