Instructions for completing the Sony Music Multi-Purpose Registration Form
The Sony Music Multi-P
urpose Registration form must be completed by all Royalty Participants & JV Partners in order to sign up for the following services:
1) Electronic Payments by ACH (US Only) or Wire (non-US), 2) Artist Portal Access, & 3) Cash-Out Authorization.
Please note that enrollment in Electronic Payments, either by ACH or Wire, is required in order to register for Artist Portal Access & Cash-Out Authorization.
The Sony Music Multi-Purpose Registration Form must be accompanied by a W9 Tax Form for U.S. residents and a W8-BEN, W8-BEN-E, or 8233 for non U.S.
Failure to properly complete the form and provide a valid tax document may result in delays in processing.
The information being requested in this section is for the individual who is completing the form and not necessarily the payee or individual requesting Artist
Portal Access or Cash Out Authorization.
Section I: Type of Request (Required)
Please select the appropriate type of request that best fits your registration needs. Multiple requests can be selected, if applicable. See below.
• Electronic payment information is required for Artist Portal access and Cash-Out authorization. This section can be skipped i
f the vendor is already
enrolled in an electronic payment method.
• If you are an existing Artist Portal user who would like to request Cash-Out authorization, and the vendor(s) are already enrolled in electronic payment,
you are only required to fill out Section VI: Cash-Out Authorization.
Section II: Vendor Information (Required)
In this section, please select the vendor type. The request(s) in the form can be applied to multiple vendor types, but will only be applied to the vendor
name specified in field 2b. Please submit a set of forms for each different vendor name (i.e., If you have vendors named You Productions, Inc. and You
Entertainment, Inc., please submit two sets of forms).
• Vendor Name/JV Deal Name – The name of the individual/ent
ity authorized to receive royalties/payments or the name of your JV Deal as it exists on
the JV Statement
• Vendor Number – Vendor number as it appears on your Royalty Summary Statement
• Royalty Account Number – Contract number that appears in the header of the Royalty Summary Statement
• Address – Current vendor address that appears on your Royalty Summary Statement or JV Statement
• Email Address – Please provide an email address that SME can use for payment remittance notices
Section III: Vendor Bank Information
*This section should only be completed if you are setting up Electronic Banking for the first time or are changing existing banking details.
Bank Account Type – Please select Checking or Savings.
Bank Account Holder Name – Individual or company name as it appears on the bank account (not bank name)
Bank Account Number – Bank account number the payments will be deposited to
Bank Name – Name of financial institution (i.e. Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada)
Bank Address – Address of financial institution, including zip or postal code
U.S. Bank Account Routing Number/FED ABA – Nine digit routing code (please refer to the financial institution for this information)
IBAN – 18 to 34 alphanumeric code used for foreign banks (please refer to the financial institution for this information)
SWIFT/BIC – 8 to 11 characters used to identify a specific bank in an international transaction
Bank Key – Same as the routing number
Branch Number – 5 digit # used mainly in Canada to identify a bank branch.
Intermediary Bank Name – Name of intermediary financial institution. Please verify the intermediary bank with your primary financial institution
Intermediary Bank FED ABA/Routing Number – Provided by intermediary financial institution
Intermediary Bank Address – Address of intermediary financial institution
Section IV: Artist Portal & Copyright Online Statement Access
*This section should only be completed if you are registering for the Artist Portal for the first time or making changes to existing access.
Please list the name and contact information of the individuals that you are authorizing to access the Artist Portal on behalf of the vendor listed on line 2b.
Section V: Cash-Out Authorization
Please list the name and contact information of the individual that you are authorizing to request Cash-Out on your royalty accounts. Please note that only
one registered user can have access to this functionality per vendor. Please include all account numbers and JV deal names associated with your request.
The email address of the individual that you are authorizing to request cash withdrawals cannot be a generic or shared mailbox such as
Authorized Signer – The Authorized Signer is an individual who is authorized by the party contractually entitled to royalties from Sony Music to request and
sign off on the requests being made in this form. Sony Music may require additional documentation, in its sole discretion, to confirm that the signatory of
this form is authorized.