What is a PRO?

A PRO (Performing Rights Organization) is a publishing organization responsible for collecting performance royalties on behalf of songwriters and music publishers. 

You will need to register with a PRO before using BeatStars Publishing. 

Below is a current list of some PROs for different countries. Please note that in order to collect royalties in the United States, if you are outside of the country, you will also need to be registered with a U.S. PRO like ASCAP or BMI, which can usually be done while registering with your country's PRO.

IMPORTANT:  We do not manage these services, as a result, the list could be subject to change and there may be others.  Please search your country's additional PRO options if needed. 

Country Agency Site
Argentina SADAIC https://www.sadaic.org.ar/
Australia APRA https://apraamcos.com.au/
Australia PPCA http://www.ppca.com.au/
Austria AKM https://www.akm.at/
Belgium SABAM https://www.sabam.be/
Bolivia SENAPI https://www.senapi.gob.bo/
Brazil ECAD https://www3.ecad.org.br/
Bulgaria MUSICAUTHOR https://www.musicautor.org/
Canada SOCAN http://www.socan.com/
Chile SCD http://www.scd.cl/
Colombia ACINPRO https://www.acinpro.org.co/
Colombia SAYCO http://sayco.org/
Croatia HDS https://www.hds.hr/
Czech Republic OSA https://www.osa.cz/
Denmark KODA https://www.koda.dk/
Estonia EAU https://www.eau.org/
Finland Teosto https://www.teosto.fi/
France SACEM https://www.sacem.fr/
Georgia GCA https://www.gca.ge/
Germany GEMA https://www.gema.de/
Greece GEA-GRAMMO, ERATO-APOLLON https://www.geamusic.gr/
Hong Kong CASH https://www.cash.org.hk/
Hungary ARTISJUS https://www.artisjus.hu/
India IPRS https://www.iprs.org/
Ireland PPI https://www.ppimusic.ie/
Israel ACUM https://acum.org.il/
Italy SIAE https://www.siae.it/
Japan JASRAC https://www.jasrac.or.jp/
Lithuania LATGA-A https://www.latga.lt/
Malaysia MACP https://www.macp.com.my/
Mexico SACM https://www.sacm.org.mx/
Nepal MRCSN https://norcode.no/
Netherlands BUMA https://www.bumastemra.nl/
New Zealand APRA https://apraamcos.co.nz/
Norway TONO https://www.tono.no/
Panama SPAC https://www.spac.org.pa/
Peru APDAYC http://www.apdayc.org.pe/
Philippines FILSCAP https://filscap.com.ph/
Poland ZAIKS https://zaiks.org.pl/
Puerto Rico ACEMLA https://acemla.com/
Romania UCMR https://ucmr-ada.ro/
Russia RAO https://rao.ru/
Serbia SOKOJ https://www.sokoj.rs/
Singapore COMPASS https://www.ncss.gov.sg/
Slovakia SOZA http://www.soza.sk/
South Africa SAMRO https://www.samro.org.za/
South Korea KOMCA https://www.komca.or.kr/
Spain SGAE http://www.sgae.es/
Sweden STIM https://www.stim.se/
Switzerland SUISA https://www.suisa.ch/
Taiwan MUST https://www.must.org.tw/
Thailand MCT http://www.mct.in.th/
Trinidad COTT http://www.cott.org.tt/
Ukraine UACRR http://uacrr.org.ua/
United Kingdom PRS https://prsfoundation.com/
United Kingdom PPL https://www.ppluk.com/
United States of America ASCAP https://www.ascap.com/
United States of America BMI https://www.bmi.com/
United States of America ACEMLA https://acemla.com/
United States of America AllTrack https://www.alltrack.com/
United States of America GMR https://globalmusicrights.com/
Uruguay AGADU https://www.agadu.org/
Venezuela SACVEN

http://sacven.org/

Albania ALBAUTOR http://www.albautor.net/
Armenia ARMAUTHOR https://www.armauthor.am/
Azerbaijan AAS http://crsea.one/participants/aas/
Barbados COSCAP https://coscap.org/
Bosnia & Herzegovina AMUS https://www.amus.ba/
Costa Rica ACAM https://www.acam.cr/
Dominican Republic SGACEDOM https://sgacedom.org/
Ecuador SAYCE https://sayce.com.ec/
Eastern Caribbean ECCO https://www.eccorights.org/
El Salvador SACIM http://sacim.org/
Guatemala AEI https://www.aeiguatemala.org/
Indonesia WAMI https://www.wami.id/
Jamaica JACAP https://www.jacapjamaica.com/
Macau MACA http://www.maca.org.mo/en/
Macedonia ZAMP https://zamp.com.mk/
Malawi COSOMA https://www.cosoma.mw/
Mauritius MASA http://masa.intnet.mu/
Montenegro PAM CG http://en.pam.org.me/
Nigeria COSON https://www.cosonng.com/
Paraguay APA https://www.apa.org.py/
Portugal SPA https://www.spautores.pt/
Turkey MSG https://msg.org.tr/
Uganda UPRS https://uprs.go.ug/
Vietnam VCPMC http://vcpmc.org/vcpmc/
Zambia ZAMCOPS http://www.zamcops.org/

 

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