Apply for a Licence

You can apply for a SOCAN licence online or offline.


eSOCAN enables you to sign-up for and manage your SOCAN licences online. Applying for a licence, submitting licence reports, and paying online can be done simply and quickly. apply online

If you are current licensee who is new to eSOCAN, click here. Make sure you have the following information readily available:

  • Account number as it appears on your statement
  • Full name of the primary contact for your SOCAN account (see statement/invoice)
  • Phone number listed in SOCAN’s records



If you are unable to apply online, please click here to use the licence finder and complete a PDF or paper version of the form(s), then email or mail them to the following:

SOCAN Licensing
41 Valleybrook Drive
Toronto ON
M3B 2S6