Become a member – As a publisher

1. In order to be a PUBLISHER member of the SGAE, we need you to complete the application form provided here: Application for admission as a Publisher

REMEMBER:

  • To fill in your e-mail address correctly and put all information in BLOCK CAPITALS
  • Send us both copies of the management contract included with the application form so that we can send one of them back to you after you have been registered as a member of the SGAE

2. a) IF YOU PUBLISH AS A BODY CORPORATE, you will have to provide the following documentation about the incorporation of your business as a trading company:

  • Photocopy of the registration form for Business Activity Tax (Impuesto sobre Actividades Económicas or "I.A.E.") under heading 476.9 for the current year.
  • Photocopy of your Tax ID card with your individual number.
  • Photocopy of the ID card or passport of the representatives of the publishing house before SGAE.
  • A certified copy of the company's Memorandum of Incorporation duly entered on the Companies' Registry setting out:
  • The company's Articles of Association with the inclusion of "publication of musical works" within its corporate purpose.
  • The current Director(s) of the Company who can represent the Publisher vis-à-vis the SGAE for all purposes.

If you are unable to provide documentation equivalent to that indicated because you are a foreign registered company, please contact us

b) IF YOU PUBLISH WORKS AS A PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL , you will have to provide the following documents:

  • Photocopy of the registration form for Business Activity Tax (Impuesto sobre Actividades Económicas or "I.A.E.") under heading 476.9 for the current year.
  • Photocopy of the personal ID card or passport of the private individual acting as the publisher.
  • Photocopy of his or her Tax ID number ("Número de Identificación Fiscal" or NIF).

If you are unable to provide documentation equivalent to that indicated because you are a foreign publisher, please contact us

In addition, you will have to provide us with::

3. A work registration form for at least one work that is being exploited publicly at the time you are requesting membership of the SGAE.

4. Copy of the musical publishing contract for the work(s) registered.

5. A copy of the work in a printed format (score), indicating the correct copyright and with the work's official Legal Deposit ("Depósito Legal") registration number printed on it.

You can find all the forms relating to points 3, 4 and 5 by clicking here.

6. Copy of the receipt for a single payment of 15 euros.

This payment is made only once and you can pay it in cash at any of our Offices or by bank transfer, in which case you must send us a copy of your payment order (*).

(*) Account number for your payment: ES25 0049 1892 6124 1021 7509. Swift: BSCHESMM

* All of the above documentation can be delivered to the Territorial Office of the SGAE closest to you or, if you prefer, you can send it by mail to our Members Documentation Department at Calle Fernando VI, 4 in 28004 Madrid.

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Itziar PascualWinner of the XVI SGAE Children's Theatre Prize 2015