What are the process steps for registering a copyright online?

“Registering a claim to copyright via eCO involves three steps in the following order:

  1. Complete an application
  2. Pay the associated fee (Pay online with credit/debit card or ACH transfer via Pay.gov, or with a deposit account)
  3. Submit your work

U.S. Copyright Office, eCO Online System

“Keep in mind that payment is required before the system will prompt you to upload copies of yourwork(s) as an electronic file or print out a shipping slip if you intend to submit a hard copy of your work.”
U.S. Copyright Office, eCO Online System

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