Updating a copyright registration

Updates to existing registrations can be submitted either online or by postal application.


Online registration update form provides immediate international protection.

The simple step-by-step process means that the new version of your work could be protected within minutes.

Update your registration online

Postal applications

For postal applications, you will need to complete the application form F-08, which must be sent along with a full copy of your work and payment.

The form can either be completed online, or downloaded as a PDF file for later printing.

Complete the application form online.

Download form F-08 as a PDF.


Online update fees

The current charge for updates via our online upload facility is £21.25 per work.

Postal update fees

The current charge for updates via postal application is £29.00 per work. Media types that involve additional processing will also incur an additional fee to cover the extra time involved in processing these types of works. Please see our registration format pages for details on accepted media types and fees.

All services

Prices for all services can be found on the main price list.

All charges are in UK Pounds Sterling (GBP). All charges include VAT.

We accept most major credit/debit cards, and all personal details are 100% secure.

Notes on registration updates

This facility allows you to register a new revision of your work as part of your existing registration. Securing evidence of date and content of the updated work, whilst still retaining the original registration date and evidence for your existing work.

Your existing registration date, registration duration and expiry date will remain the same. Updates processed using this form are linked with your existing registration. For more information on registration updates, please see our fact sheet P-17: Updating copyright registrations.

Only use the update facility to modify or add to an item already registered. Updates cannot be used to register new and unrelated work. Please use the standard registration facility for any new work.