Learn about creator affiliation, the Payback payment, and other royalties and services for writers and visual artists.

Payback for Writers and Payback for Visual Artists

The 2015 Payback claim period is now closed. Thanks to all of our affiliates who made a claim for this year’s payment. Payback will be distributed at the end of November.

You can still login to update your affiliation agreement and your contact information.

Details on this year’s Payback

All creators affiliated with Access Copyright as of December 31, 2014 will receive a Payback payment this November.

All eligible affiliates will receive a base payment and those who have completed a claim will also receive a supplementary payment which will cover their publishing output from 1994 to 2013.

If you have any questions about this year’s Payback, please contact Royalties and Client Services at


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