U.S. Copyright Office
Library of Congress

Contact Information

Mailing Addresses

    • Library of Congress
      Copyright Office
      101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
      Washington, D.C. 20559-6000

    • Procedures and Courier Services: Mail Delivery

Hours of Service and Location


James Madison Building

James Madison Memorial Building. The U.S. Copyright Office is located on the 4th floor.




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Public Service Areas

    • Visitors must follow certain security procedures upon entry and exit.
    • All patrons using copyright records in public service areas are required to have Reader Identification Cards issued by the Library.
    • Public Information Office, LM 401
    • The Copyright Office Public Records Reading Room, LM-404.
    • Records Research and Certification Section, LM-453.

General Questions
If you have any question that relates to copyright or registration.

Technical Support for Online Registration or Preregistration

    • FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you are having a technical problem using your computer to submit your online registration or preregistration, please Ask a Technical Question.
    • Phone: (202) 707-3002 or 1-877-476-0778 (toll free)
      Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday to Friday

Forms and Publications Hotline
The Forms and Publications Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Use this number to request application forms for registration or informational circulars if you know which forms or circulars you want. If you are unsure which form or circular to order, please call the Public Information Office.

    • Phone: (202) 707-9100


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