2405 Limitations on U.S. Copyright Office Services and Information 2405.1 Reader Registration Cards
Members of the public must obtain a reader registration card from the Library of Congress in order to search for, view, or inspect certain records that are maintained by the U.S. Copyright Office. Reader registration cards are not required to access records that are made available through the Office’s website.
Reader registration cards may be obtained by completing an application and presenting a valid driver’s license, passport, or other photo identification at one of the following reader registration stations:
• Room LM-140 of the James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20559. This station is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (except on legal holidays) and on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
• Room LJ-100 of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. This station is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time (except on legal holidays).