How to get a licence for
an ad-supported music and/or music video streaming service

Licence managed by :

LOGO SACEM

SACEM repertoire includes the world’s broadest selection of music.

  • The works you use were created by authors and composers and are protected by law.
  • You must get a licence from SACEM to use them.
  • SACEM collects royalties and distributes them to creators and publishers, to remunerate
    their work. Paying royalties entitles you to use these works in full respect of
    copyright/authors’ rights.

Tariffs

Ad-supported music and/or music video streaming service with a yearly income between €0 and €20,000 (exc VAT):

Annual flat rate payable in advance

Up to 16,000€50/year*
Up to 45,000€140/year*
Up to 160,000€480/year*
Up to 350,000€1000/year*
Up to 700,000€2,000/year*

Download the standard terms and conditions:

For annual blanket license for small online services offering ad-supported music and/or music video streaming

Ad-supported music and/or music video streaming service with a yearly income exceeding €20,000 (exc VAT):

Rate15% of income
(including from advertising,
partnerships, sponsoring...)
Minimum amount **€0.0022 (exc VAT)* per stream

* plus current levies and taxes (VAT and contributions payable to AGESSA)

** The amount of remuneration per download cannot be less than the minimum amount.

Licensing conditions

Getting a licence

  1. Describe your project by filling in our online form.
  2. A SACEM consultant will contact you to finalize your licence request.

Remember

  • If you use commercial recordings (singles, albums, including those which are self-produced), you must also apply for a licence from the producers of such recordings. For answers to your questions, you can contact :