The DDEX MLC Message must begin with an XML Declaration.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<DeclarationOfSoundRecordingRightsClaimMessage 
   xmlns="http://ddex.net/xml/mlc/131" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd=http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema
   BusinessProfileVersionId="SCPP_BusinessProfileVersionId_2017.02.xml" LanguageAndScriptCode="fr-FR"    
   xsi:schemaLocation="http://ddex.net/xml/mlc/131 http://service.ddex.net/xml/mlc/131/music-licensing-companies.xsd">

Mandatory Fields

Field(s)

Recommended Profile

Core Data Profile

BusinessProfileVersionId
(as an XML Attribute on root tag)

Mandatory

Mandatory