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Copyright protection cost per country - Latin America

You fill find in the table below the information regarding the costs of registering copyrighted works in each Latin American country.

Country

Cost of Registration*

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Argentina

1 to 4€ depending on the type of work

Bolivia

12 to 18€ depending on the type of work 

Brazil

135 to 185€

Chile

5 to 26€

Colombia

0€ - Free of charge

Costa Rica

4€ minimum

Cuba

9€ for musical works, 47€ for other types of works

Dominican Republic

28 to 280€ depending on the type of work

Ecuador

12 to 48€ depending on the type of work

El Salvador

10€

Guatemala

22 to 35€ depending on the type of work

Honduras

17€

Mexico

12€

Nicaragua

33 to 82€ depending on the type of work

Panama

16€

Paraguay

11€

Peru

44€ except for software: 88€

Uruguay

23€

Venezuela

31€

*depending on the nature of the work

Disclaimer

* The fees included in these results are are an estimation of the minimum price of protection. This estimation only aims to serve as a guide. Additional official costs and taxes may apply. These costs do not include agent fees which may substantially raise the full cost of protection. Furthermore, the costs expressed in € are subject to change due to variations in the exchange rate with the local currency. No responsibility is accepted for actions taken on the basis of the information provided in this online tool.

** Considering the high fluctuation of the exchange rate between € and Venezuelian Bolivars, we are not able to offer a reliable estimation of the costs for EU companies in protecting their intellectual property in Venezuela.

*** The amounts give an estimate of the costs involved in the protection of a specific IP right for the duration indicated.

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