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About UPRS

Uganda Performing Right Society is a society that was formed in 1985 by authors (mainly musicians) to advance the cause of copyright administration in Uganda. It is registered with the Registrar of Companies as a Company Limited by Guarantee having no share Capital, in other words it belongs to all of its members. UPRS is recognized by the Government as a Collecting Society and it is a Member of the Confederation of International Societies of Authors and Composers ( CISAC ).

Our Vision

A Country free from piracy and infringement of copyright works.

Our Mission

To promote copyright and promote the value of music.

Our Goal

To fight infringement and piracy of music pakalast.

UPRS Services

UPRS Publisher Form

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Royalty Distribution

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Paid Up Music Users 2016

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Music Value

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Members Registration

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Licensing Tariffs

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License Tariffs Revision Year 2016

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Copyright Explained

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Apply For Music License

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Become a UPRS Member

UPRS membership is open to all composers of original Music and audio visuals. All needed is proof of authorship usually in the form of a recording of the Song or songs. Better still, membership is free.


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Have any enquiries about becoming a UPRS Member

Contact us using the form below and we will be more than willing to answer your queries,




The photo: The Commissioner of Police and Current Spokesman of The Uganda Police Fred Enang with UPRS Copyright Inspectors during the launching of Copyright Police at Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala. On Friday June 17 2016, Uganda Performing Right Society (UPRS) was among the three Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) that received the IP Police launched to enforce the Copyright … Continue reading “UPRS GETS COPYRIGHT POLICE”

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Copyright Inspector and Mbarara RDC during explaining Copyright law to Mbarara music users

Mbarara Music Copyright sensitization Workshop

  Mbarara musical users and music artists’ workshop that took place on the 20th July 2016 was attended by many music users from recreations centers in Mbarara town. They were sensitized about music copyright and the reasons why they should pay for music usage as this helps the musical works copyright holders to get money … Continue reading “Mbarara Music Copyright sensitization Workshop”

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Latest Comments

2017-02-08 18:18:05

John Dávid Hart Hart media Canada

Contact for Hart media and entertainment 647-822-3238

2017-02-08 18:17:26

John Dávid Hart Hart media Canada

We would be interested in helping you with your music on the global markets if you'd like that. Kindest regards, JD Hart Hart Media