Register for GS1 Barcodes

You need to register with us to get GS1 barcodes for your products. Subscription is renewal-based and barcode numbers are allotted based on the number of existing and additional products you may need to identify in the future.

Your barcode subscription also includes access to our online DataKart service, which allows you to assign, organise and manage all your barcode numbers and product information. 

Barcode Subscription: Fee structure and documentation requirements
Submit scanned copies of the following documents: 
  • Applicant Company’s PAN card or proprietor’s PAN card for a proprietorship firm

  • Copy of audited balance sheet (FY 2015-16 or latest)

  • Letter on company letterhead requesting barcode allotment

  • Proof of Status of the Applicant Company

    • For Proprietorship Firms: GST/VAT registration certificate

    • For Partnership Firms: GST/VAT registration certificate or partnership deed

    • For Private/Public Ltd. Company: GST/VAT registration certificate and Registrars of Companies (ROC) certificate or Memorandum of Association (MOA)  

    • For other entities (e.g. Registered Society, HUF etc.): GST/VAT registration certificate or Registrar of Society (ROS) certificate

Barcode Subscription Fees

Subscription fees consist of:

  • Registration fees (payable one-time)

  • Renewal fees (payable depending on subscription validity period)

  • Security deposit (interest-free security deposit payable at registration, and refundable on subscription cancellation)

  • Taxes as applicable

Subscription fees is calculated based on:

  • Applicant Company’s annual turnover

  • Number of barcodes applied for

  • Subscription period (1yr, 2yrs, 3yrs or 10 yrs)

Use our fees calculator

Do you qualify for the barcode financial assistance scheme provided by Ministry of MSME?

Barcode subscription fee structure for  1yr  2yrs  3yrs  10yrs  (all options)

Subscription Validity

Your subscription validity is for the number of years you select (1yr, 2yrs, 3yrs or 10 yrs) per the table below. E.g. a subscription started on 24 May 2017, for 3 years is valid until 31 March 2020.

If applying between Subscription is valid until
1 April to 30 June 31 March
1 July to 30 Sept 30 June
1 Oct to 31 Dec 30 Sept
1 Jan to 31 March 31 Dec
Payment Options Available
Note:
  • The number of barcodes applied for cannot be changed later. Make sure you take into consideration the total number of SKUs/product variants you have, and also what you're likely to add in the next few years before you apply.

  • If you exhaust barcode numbers allocated to your organisation, you'll need to submit a new registration request for more barcodes.

  • In some instances, additional company documentation may be required prior to allocation of GS1 barcodes. 

  • Subscription should be renewed well before the expiry date for continued use of barcode numbers.

  • ₹250 (excluding GST@18%) will be charged for any cheques returned by the bank. Payment thereafter will be accepted only by NEFT DD or PO and should include the additional amount towards cheque return charges.

Questions?

Use our Online query form or call us at +91 (11) 42890890 or write to us at info@gs1india.org

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