Hardcopy Registrations

Procedure for Deposit by Mail or In Person

The Registration office must receive:

1) One (1) unbound loose-leaf copy of material on standard paper, 8 1/2" x 11".
2) Cover sheet with title of material and all writers' full legal names.
3) Social security number (or other government-issued ID), return address, email address, and phone numbers of authors.
4) Registration fee(s): WGAW and WGAE members in good standing - $10, non-members - $20.

On-site construction will affect walk-in registration availability. Please call and speak to a WGAW Registration Representative before visiting our office. Read more here.


Download a convenient title page to use when registering hardcopy material.

When the material is received, it is sealed in an envelope and the date and time are recorded. A numbered certificate is returned which serves as the official documentation of registration. Because the certificate is your proof of registration, it should be kept in a safe place.

Notice of registration may consist of the following wording on the title page:

"REGISTERED WGAW No.____."

Material and payment may be delivered or mailed to:

WGAW REGISTRY
7000 W. Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Visit our FAQ page or contact the WGAW Registry at (323) 782-4500 for additional information.

REGISTRATION HOURS
Available by Phone: 9 AM to 6 PM
Monday through Friday

For your added convenience, a 24-hour drop box is available, located after hours in the main lobby of the Writers Guild.