612.6 (B) Nation of First Publication
When completing an online application the applicant should identify the country in which the work was first published by selecting one of the countries listed in the drop down menu marked Nation of first publication. If the applicant indicates that the work has been published, but fails to provide a nation of first publication, the application will be not be accepted by the electronic registration system.
For a paper application, the nation of first publication should be listed on space 3 (B) in the space marked Nation. If the work has not been published, space 3 (B) should be left blank.