How to get a licence for
recorded media products - work by work

Licence managed by :

LOGO SACEM LOGO SDRM
Répertoire des œuvres - La Sacem

A rich repertoire of works

SACEM gives you access to its repertoire of 90 million French and foreign musical works.

Consulting our repertoire

This licence concerns several repertoires. SACEM and SDRM simplify the procedure with a single contract.

Tariffs

Getting a licence

  1. Fill in our online licence request form . For your first request, you must create an OPO (work by work) producer account (free). You must fill in the list of works you wish to reproduce.
    As soon as you have registered your licence request and validated the general conditions, you will receive a request number.
  2. SDRM checks that the works belong to the repertoires it represents and will send you an estimate for the licence to your online account with the amount of royalties you will have to pay.
  3. Pay royalties to SDRM:
    • by credit card from your online OPO producer account ;
    • by bank transfer, using SDRM IBAN available on the online help ;
    • by cheque, payable to SDRM, to be sent by post to:SDRM (OPO) 225, avenue Charles de Gaulle 92528 Neuilly-sur-Seine cedex ; specifying the licence request number(s) on the back of the cheque ;
    • by cash, at our head office in Neuilly-sur-Seine, if the sum does not exceed €1,000 (inc VAT).
  4. You will receive confirmation of your licence by e-mail as soon as SDRM has received your payment. Subsequently, you will receive a paid debit note, in lieu of an invoice.

Remember

Consult the instructions to fill in your licence request in the key documents.

Other licences may be necessary, depending on the type of music you want to use (pre-existing music, commissioned music, etc).