Copyright Royalty Charges

  Licence SchemeCopyright Royalty Charge for
Photocopying Licence (HK$)
Copyright Royalty Charge for
Scanning cum Photocopying Licence (HK$)
1Educational establishments
1aPrimary schools$7,236 / school / annum $11,582 / school / annum
1bSecondary schools$17,545 / school / annum$28,073 / school / annum
1cSpecial schools$3,232 / school / annum $5,171 / school / annum

1dColleges 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
1eCourse packs production$0.90 / page* $1.50 / page
2Government departments or public bodies$0.80 / page
annual fee $3,990
$1.28/ page
annual fee $6,300
3Businesses 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)
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 $2,800 / annum (cover up to 10 Readers or 10 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 $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.
An additional fee of $465 / 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.
4News monitoring services organizations$1.60 / page
annual fee $8,000
N/A
5Associations$0.75 / page
annual fee $3,800
N/A
6Libraries$0.75 / page
annual fee $3,800
N/A
7Copy shops $0.75 / pageN/A
8Other transactional licencesAny charges set by copyright owners, plus 20% Any charges set by copyright owners, plus 20% as our service charge.
* also applies to Scanning Licence