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We harness the power of standards
to transform the way people work and live

The common language of GS1 standards is helping our community of over 2 million organisations globally to uniquely identify, describe and track anything, creating greater trust in data for everyone.

Getting started

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a large global brand, our standards can power your business to trade seamlessly, efficiently and safely – both digitally and physically.

Become a member and get your barcodes

Join our community of 58,000 members and unlock the power of GS1 barcodes and standards. Membership is based on annual turnover, which means it's easier for small businesses to enter the market and start selling.

Starter 10

For businesses with a turnover of up to £100,000 and one to ten products, which are unlikely to grow.

  • 10 Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • 10 Barcode image credits
  • 10 Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
  • 1 Global company prefix (GCP)
£50 per year excl. VAT
Starter 100

For businesses with a turnover of up to £500,000 and who have a range of products who are looking to grow.

  • 100 Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • 100 Barcode image credits
  • 100 Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
  • 1 Global company prefix (GCP)
£100 per year excl. VAT
Standard membership

For all businesses.

  • Starts from 1,000* Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • 3 Barcode image credits
  • Starts from 1,000* Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
  • 1 Global company prefix (GCP)
£119 per year excl. VAT
*Annual membership example calculated based on a business with a turnover under £500,000. Click here to see fees for all turnover bands

All plans include these essential features

  • Global GEPIR database which is used by Amazon to check listings
  • My GS1 and My Numberbank to manage numbers and product data
  • Create barcodes for your products
  • Free online and phone support
  • Create barcodes for your outer packaging, boxes and cases
  • Free webinars and training
  • Access to our partner network
  • Use of GS1 standards

Ways to pay

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Starter 10

For businesses with a turnover of up to £100,000 and one to ten products, which are unlikely to grow.

Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
10
Barcode image credits
10
Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
10
Global company prefix (GCP)
1
Price
£50 per year excl. VAT
Starter 100

For businesses with a turnover of up to £500,000 and who have a range of products who are looking to grow.

Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
100
Barcode image credits
100
Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
100
Global company prefix (GCP)
1
Price
£50 per year excl. VAT
Standard membership

For all businesses.

Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
Starts from 1,000*
Barcode image credits
3
Global Location Numbers (GLNs)
Starts from 1,000*
Global company prefix (GCP)
1
Price
£50 per year excl. VAT
*Annual membership example calculated based on a business with a turnover under £500,000. Click here to see fees for all turnover bands

All plans include these essential features

  • Global GEPIR database which is used by Amazon to check listings
  • My GS1 and My Numberbank to manage numbers and product data
  • Create barcodes for your products
  • Free online and phone support
  • Create barcodes for your outer packaging, boxes and cases
  • Free webinars and training
  • Access to our partner network
  • Use of GS1 standards

Ways to pay

Paypalgpayapple paymaster cardVisaDirect Debit

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Standards & services

Our standards provide a common way for you to uniquely identify, accurately capture and automatically share information about your products, locations, assets and more.

Get a barcode

Need a barcode?

Whether you’re selling your products online or in store, it all starts with a GS1 number and barcode.