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Join our community of 60,000 members
and unlock the power of
GS1 barcodes and standards.

Our standards and barcodes have been powering our members’ progress for more than 40 years – providing a solid foundation for businesses of all sizes to sell their products all over the world.

As a member of GS1 UK you’ll have instant access to a wealth of services that will support you as you grow. These include our authentic GS1 barcodes to capture and share information about your products, assets and locations. Access to the standards that are simplifying supply chains and making UK businesses more efficient. And the latest news and insights from our industry experts.

Andrew Cairns

It’s so much more than just barcodes... It’s those extra services, help and support that really make a difference."

Andrew Cairns

CEO of Mammy Jamia’s

As a member of GS1 UK, you'll be able to identify your products and use our standards. You’ll learn about all the latest industry developments and have opportunities to improve your business – through networking and knowledge-sharing with industry experts.

Member benefits

10 barcode numbers

Get a minimum of 10 Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) for your products.

Online database

Easily manage your numbers and product data online through the My Numberbank portal.

Free support

Access free member support by phone or online.

Barcode generator

Create barcode images for your products and packaging with our easy-to-use online tool.

GS1 standards

Discover how GS1 standards, like Global Location Numbers (GLNs), can transform your business.


Access training and education about our standards and how they can benefit your business.

Membership fees

We base our fee structure on annual turnover, which means it's easier for smaller businesses to enter the market and start selling.

Please note all prices exclude VAT
Turnover Annual licence fee GTINs
up to £0.10m £50 10
up to £0.50m £100 100
up to £0.50m £119 1,000
£0.5m to £1m £131 1,000
£1m to £10m £203 1,000
£10m to £50m £318 10,000
£50m to £100m £1,333 10,000
£100m to £250m £1,743 10,000
£250m to £500m £2,400 100,000
£500m to £1bn £2,900 100,000
Over £1bn £3,450 100,000

Become a GS1 UK member today

Join our thriving community of UK businesses using GS1 standards to transform their businesses. You can become a member in a matter of minutes and be up and running, identifying and barcoding your products straight away.

Meet our members

Meet some of our members

See how we’re supporting our members to help their businesses grow, innovate and thrive.