Welcome to the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency

Frequently Asked Questions

The Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) is the national Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO) established by Jamaican creators of works published in printed form to manage their reprographic reproduction rights (photocopying rights). These creators include authors (writers, poets, journalists, playwrights, photographers, illustrators, visual artists, etc.) and publishers.
WHO does JAMCOPY represent?
WHO are JAMCOPY Members?
WHO are JAMCOPY Affiliates?
WHO can become an Affiliate of JAMCOPY?
WHAT is the process to become an Affiliate of JAMCOPY?
WHO needs a licence?
WHY should I get a JAMCOPY licence?
HOW does one obtain a JAMCOPY Licence?
WHAT kinds of licences does JAMCOPY provide?
WHAT works do JAMCOPY licences cover?
HOW much can be copied under a JAMCOPY Licence?
WHAT other restrictions are there on copying?
WHAT uses do JAMCOPY Licences permit?
WHAT is JAMCOPY’s repertoire?
WHERE does the domestic repertoire come from?
WHO is covered under JAMCOPY’s international repertoire?
WHICH countries does JAMCOPY have bilateral agreements with?
HOW are royalties determined for distribution?
HOW are royalties paid?
WHAT is the Code of Conduct in relation to Members and Affiliates?