Using music online
We'll help you find the right licence for the size and type of online service you provide, including mobile phone services.
For medium to large online services making general entertainment content available in the UK, such as TV programmes that contain music but are not a pure music service.
For small online music services where revenue is less than £12,500 per year.
For medium online music services offering music where revenue is less than £200,000 per year.
Covers the act of playing music to the public when you have already cleared the mechanical rights separately.
For music streaming services that expect to exceed £200,000 in annual revenue.
For music downloading services that expect to exceed £200,000 in annual revenue.
If you are planning to launch a music service that will be available in the UK and any other European territory, and you expect your revenue to exceed £200,000, please contact us.
For podcasts where music and speech are offered in an audio-only download.
For companies who want to offer or sell ringbacks to the public.
For companies who want to offer or sell ringtones to the public.
Other licences you might need
Licences from PPL
PRS for Music offers licences for the use of works on behalf of writers, composers and publishers. You must also seek a licence from the owner of the sound recording of the work, which is usually a record company.
Please contact Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) to establish who owns the sound recording you want to use.
Issuing a digital copy with a vinyl purchase
If you are offering a digital copy with the purchase of a vinyl, you'll need a Vinyl Copy Code licence.