Renew Barcode Subscription
All GS1 barcode subscriptions have a validity period. To continue to use GS1 barcodes on your products beyond this period, you need to renew GS1 subscription well before its expiry, which is communicated to you through renewal reminder letters.
Barcode validity period is arrived at based on the table below:
|If subscribed between||Your subscription is valid
until (if applied for 1 year)
|1 January and 31 March||31 December of the same year|
|1 April and 30 June||31 March of the following year|
|1 July and 30 September||30 June of the following year|
|1 October and 31 December||30 September of the following year|
Note: Access to your DataKart account is dependent on the renewal of your barcode subscription. If your subscription is not renewed, your product information in DataKart will be de-activated and will not be visible to consumers through the Smart Consumer app and to your retailers/buyers.
Renew GS1 membership in 3 simple steps
1. Check renewal fees
Your fees depend on the number of barcodes you subscribed for. Renewing for a longer duration provides greater savings.
Number of barcodes
|1 year||2 years
*All fees include 18% GST.
Please note: Renew your GS1 subscription before expiry of the same to get 3 months extra validity (applicable only for renewal of 3/5/10 years).
Renewing your barcode subscription within 15 days of expiry of validity will not attract any penalty. After 15 days, a penalty of ₹1,180 will be charged for next 30 days. Beyond which your barcode subscription will be terminated for non-payment of renewal fees.
2. Pay for GS1 barcode renewal
Pay using one of the following options:
3. Send your payment confirmation
Disclaimer: GS1 India does not appoint/promote/empanel any facilitator, intermediaries, or agents, etc., for allocation of GS1 barcode numbers and its services. If any member of general public deals with such unauthorized persons or with any people claims to be an agent of GS1 India, will be doing so entirely at their own risk and responsibilities.
Contact GS1 India offices directly for allocation of GS1 barcode numbers.