This table shows the time it takes to process royalties from each country and, depending on when your music was performed, when you can expect to be paid.

SCHEDULE OF FOREIGN ROYALTY DISTRIBUTIONS

COUNTRY

When was your music performed?

When you can expect to be paid?

Argentina

  • Between May and August
  • Between September and December
  • Between January and April
  • The following June
  • The following October
  • The following December

Austria

  • Between January and December
  • The following February

Belgium

  • Between January and December
  • The following May

Brazil

  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • The following January
  • The following May
  • The following July
  • The following October

Canada

  • Between January and March
  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • The following February
  • The following May
  • The following August
  • The following November

Czech Republic

  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • Between April and June
  • The following February
  • The following June
  • The following September
  • The following November

Denmark

  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • The following February for radio
  • The following June for radio
  • The following August
  • The following December for radio and online

Finland

  • Between January and June
  • Between July and December
  • The following March for radio and concerts
  • The following October

France

  • Between January and June
  • Between July and December
  • The following May
  • The following October

Germany

  • Between January and June
  • Between January and June
  • Between January and December
  • The following April for ringtones and mechanical royalties
  • The following July for streaming and video on demand
  • The following October for radio and TV

Hong Kong

  • Between January and December
  • Between July and December
  • Between January and June
  • The following February for cable retransmission and the following October for broadcasts and live performances
  • The following May for internet and telecom
  • The following November for internet and telecom

Ireland

  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • Between April and June
  • The following February
  • The following June
  • The following September
  • The following December

Israel

  • Between January and June
  • Between June and December
  • The following January for broadcasts
  • The following August for performances

Italy

  • Between July and December
  • Between January and June
  • The following January
  • The following July

Japan

  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • The following March
  • The following June
  • The following September
  • The following December

Mexico

  • Between January and June
  • Between July and December
  • The following June
  • The following December

Norway

  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • Between April and June
  • The following February
  • The following June
  • The following September
  • The following December

Poland

  • Between January and December
  • The following January for TV and February for everything else

Portugal

  • Between July and December
  • Between January and June
  • The following March
  • The following September

Russian Federation

  • Between January and December
  • The following May

Singapore

  • Between July and December
  • Between January and June
  • The following February
  • The following July

Slovakia

  • Between January and December
  •  The following December

Slovenia

  • Between January and December
  • The following June

South Korea

  • Between January and March 
  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • The following February 
  • The following June
  • The following August
  • The following November

Sweden

  • Between January and June
  • Between July and December
  • Cinema/Online: between April and June
  • Cinema/Online: between October and December
  • The following February
  • The following August
  • The following November
  • The following May

Switzerland

  • Between January and June
  • Between July and December
  • The following March
  • The following October

United Kingdom

  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • Between January and March
  • Between April and June
  • The following February
  • The following June
  • The following September
  • The following December

United States of America

  • Between January and March 
  • Between April and June
  • Between July and September
  • Between October and December
  • The following February (via ASCAP) / the following December (via BMI)
  • The following June (via ASCAP) / the following April (via BMI)
  • The following September (via ASCAP) / the following June (via BMI)
  • The following November (via ASCAP) / the following September (via BMI)

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