Your own information business: the procedure for registering mass media

The procedure for registration (re-registration) of mass media (hereinafter referred to as mass media) in the Department of Licensing Work in the Sphere of Mass Media of the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Communications, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (the old name is the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Communications and Mass Media, (abbreviated as Rossvyazkomnadzor ) the new name was introduced by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of December 3, 2008 No. 1715 “On Certain Issues of State Administration in the Sphere of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications”

Registration (re-registration) of the media is carried out in the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media and in its territorial departments (see the list below) in accordance with the Law of the Russian Federation “On the Mass Media” dated December 27, 1991 N 2124- 1 (as amended on December 25, 2008 N 281-FZ).

List of documents required for registration (re-registration) of mass media

1. An application for registration (re-registration) of a mass media (in accordance with the requirements of Article 10 of the Law of the Russian Federation “On the Mass Media”) is recommended to be submitted in printed form in the appropriate form

Note:

A separate application is filled out for each media outlet.

In the column “Founder” – for legal entities, the organizational and legal form, full name, legal address, bank details are indicated; for individuals – full name, passport details, address of residence. When writing a legal address, a postal code is indicated.

For media with a name in a foreign language, the column “name” also indicates the translation into Russian in parentheses.

In the column “form of periodic distribution” may be indicated:

O TV program, radio program, newsreel program, video program, audio program;

O electronic periodical;

O print media with a mandatory indication of the type (newspaper, magazine, bulletin, almanac, collection);

O news agency.

When filling out the application, in the column “address of the founder” and “address of the editorial office” the address of registration of the founder and the actual location of the editorial office are indicated (with the postal code, the name of the city, region, territory, republic within the Russian Federation, street name, house number). The address of the founder may coincide with the address of the editorial office.

When filling in the column “subject and (or) specialization”, we recommend that you follow the attached thematic list:

O Informational (with clarification of the nature of the information);

O Specialized information (specify in which area);

O Information and analytical;

O Political;

O Publicistic;

O Cultural and educational;

O Educational;

O Children’s;

O Sports;

O Musical;

O Entertaining;

O Feature (feature) films (for electronic media);

O Religious;

O Advertising (If the media is not advertising, it is possible to indicate: “advertising in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on advertising” – for electronic media of a non-advertising nature and “no more than 40%” of the total volume of the publication – for print media of a non-advertising nature When registering mass media (both printed and electronic) specializing in the field of advertising, it is necessary to indicate in the column “subject and (or) specialization”: “Advertising media” or “Advertising edition”);

O Erotic (If there is an erotic theme, it is necessary to indicate “erotic media” or “erotic publication” in this column);

In the column “territory of distribution” the following information can be indicated (separately or in combination): “Russian Federation”, “foreign countries”.

If necessary, the text of the application can be placed not on one, but on several pages (depending on the volume of the text). At the same time, an interval is made between the points of the statement.

Please note that signatures on applications submitted on behalf of legal entities and individuals are certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

2. Documents certifying the payment of the state fee (in accordance with Article 10 of the Law of the Russian Federation “On the Mass Media”

Article 10. Features of registration of certain types of legal entities

Federal laws may establish a special procedure for the registration of certain types of legal entities.

(The special order consists of eight laws of the Russian Federation)

For the issuance of a Mass Media Registration Certificate by the founder (co-founders) or a person acting on his behalf, it is necessary to pay a state fee.

State duty is a fee collected from organizations and individuals when they apply to state bodies and (or) to officials who are authorized in accordance with the legislative acts of the Russian Federation, legislative acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, regulatory legal acts of local governments for committing in relation to these persons legally significant actions.

Payers of the state duty are organizations (legal entities formed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as foreign legal entities, companies and other corporate entities with civil legal capacity, established in accordance with the legislation of foreign states, international organizations, their branches and representative offices established on the territory of the Russian Federation), and individuals (citizens of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens and stateless persons). At the same time, foreign organizations, foreign citizens and stateless persons are equated to organizations and individuals of the Russian Federation and pay a state fee in the manner and amount that are established respectively for organizations and individuals. (In accordance with Art.

State duty is paid in cash or non-cash form.

The fact of payment of the state duty by the payer in a non-cash form is confirmed by a payment order with a bank note on its execution.

The fact of payment of the state duty by the payer in cash is confirmed either by a receipt of the established form issued by the payer’s bank, or by a receipt issued to the payer by an official or cash desk of the body by which payment was made, in the form established by the federal executive body authorized for control and supervision in the region. taxes and fees.

The package of documents must include originals of payment orders with a bank seal or receipts for payment of state duty, as well as 1 (one) simple copy of them.

We also draw your attention to the fact that the payment document must contain an exact indication of the name and methods of distribution of the mass media, for the registration or re-registration of which payment is made.

When registering mass media, the products of which are intended for distribution mainly on the territory of the entire Russian Federation, outside it, on the territory of several constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a state fee is paid in the following amounts:

  • periodical printed edition – 2000 rubles;
  • news agency – 2400 rubles;
  • radio, television, video programs, newsreel programs, other media (for example, electronic, i.e. media distributed via the Internet) – 3000 rubles.

For state registration of mass media whose products are distributed in the territory of a subject of the Russian Federation, district, city, other settlement, district in a city, microdistrict (an application is submitted to the territorial departments of the Federal Service), a state fee is paid in the following amounts:

  • periodical printed edition – 1000 rubles;
  • news agency – 1200 rubles;
  • radio, television, video programs, newsreels, other media – 1500 rubles.

For the issuance of a duplicate of the Certificate of State Registration of Mass Media, 20 (twenty) percent of the state fee paid for its registration is charged.

For making changes to the Certificate of State Registration of Mass Media not provided for by Article 11 of the Law of the Russian Federation “On the Mass Media” – 20 (twenty) percent of the state fee paid for its registration.

The amount of the state duty for certain types of media:

1) for registration of mass media of an advertising nature – the above tariffs are increased by 5 times (for example: for a periodical print publication of an advertising nature, the state fee will be 10,000 (ten thousand) rubles (2,000 X 5 \u003d 10,000);

2) for registration of media of an erotic nature – increased by 10 times;

3) for registration of mass media specializing in the production of products for children, adolescents and the disabled, as well as mass media for educational and cultural purposes – reduced by 5 times.

The classification of mass media as mass media of an advertising, erotic nature, mass media specializing in the production of products for children, adolescents and the disabled, as well as mass media for educational and cultural purposes is carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

3. Power of attorney to submit documents and conduct business with the registration authority, as well as to obtain a certificate of registration of the media (issued in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation).

4. A copy of the Charter – certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by a duly authorized Representative of a legal entity)

5. A copy of the Extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities – a copy certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by a duly authorized Representative of a legal entity)

6. A copy of the Certificate of entry into the Unified State Register of Legal Entities – a copy certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by a duly authorized Representative of a legal entity).

7. A copy of the Certificate of State Registration of a legal entity – a copy certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by a duly authorized representative of a legal entity)

8. A copy of the Certificate of registration with the tax authority of a legal entity – certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by a duly authorized Representative of a legal entity)

9. A copy of the Passport – certified (for example, by a Notary) in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation (when an application is submitted by the founder – an individual);

9.1. A copy of the Certificate of state registration of an individual as an individual entrepreneur (when an application is submitted by the founder – an individual as an individual entrepreneur)

10. A document (in free written form) indicating the full actual address (the full postal address contains: the name of the state (Russia or the Russian Federation, index, name of the settlement (for example: the city of Moscow) of the founder – for correspondence or sending a finished certificate Co-founders indicate a single address for these purposes.

In this document, we also recommend, if necessary, to confirm in writing the intention to receive the Mass Media Registration Certificate by mail.

11. A copy of the document confirming the right to a trademark (if any)

12. The original layout of the proposed publication – for the media of an erotic nature.

13. If an application is submitted by a foreign legal entity, documents of the founder (apostille) and documents of the representative office of this legal entity in the territory of the Russian Federation (copies certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation) are submitted.

In case of re-registration of mass media:

14. Original of the former media registration certificate

15. A document on the transfer of founder rights to the media to a third party (new founder) with the consent of the editorial board (editor-in-chief) (in the event of a change of founder in accordance with Article 18 of the Law of the Russian Federation “On Mass Media”). This document is certified in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

16. Charter of the editorial office of the media or an agreement replacing it between the founder and the editorial office (editor-in-chief) (in accordance with Article 20 of the Law of the Russian Federation “On the Mass Media”).

Where applicable :

17. Written justification for the use of the following words in the media name: “Russian Federation”, “Russia”, “Russian” and their derivatives (if they are present in the media name)

18. Written consent of the right holders or consent of the heirs (when the names, pseudonyms of individuals or their derivatives are used in the media names)

19. Written permission from the foreign right holder of the media name (when registering on the territory of the Russian Federation a mass media using the original name of the media, registered and published on the territory of another state)

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