Where can I find my GS1 company prefix?

You can also find your GS1 Company Prefix by visiting the GS1 Company Database (GEPIR). You can search the database by Company Name or specific identification number – GTIN (Global Trade Item Number), GLN (Global Location Number) or SSCC (Serial Shipping Container Code).

What is a GS1 Company prefix license?

The GS1 Company Prefix is a unique number that will identify your company as the owner of your barcode and the product it’s on. The GS1 Company Prefix is a part of every barcode you will create.

Is a GS1 company prefix required?

Even though GS1 is technically a non-for-profit, it is our opinion they encourage clients to get Prefixes with too much initial capacity. Their application for new members also has an immediate option to license more than one Company Prefix, which is not necessary.

Does Canada use GS1?

Subscribe to GS1 Canada You can always request more barcodes if you do run out. Your GS1 Canada subscription includes an annual GTIN license for the number of Barcodes and GTINs requested. There is an annual license renewal fee to continue using your GS1 GTINs and barcodes.

How do I get a UPC code for my product in Canada?

How do I obtain a UPC number that identifies my company? In Canada, contact GS1 Canada at 416-510-8039 or 800-567-7084 to purchase a company prefix. With this number, your company can assign UPCs for its products. In other countries, contact your national GS1 organization.

Do I need a company prefix to sell on Amazon?

UPC Barcode (Used for most items) By obtaining GS1 UPC barcodes, Amazon sellers are provided a GS1 Company Prefix which uniquely identifies their company. Amazon, like many other companies, requires the Company Prefix to reflect the actual brand owner and not some 3rd party reseller company.

What is the difference between prefix and GTIN?

Let’s break it down: The Prefix is what identifies your company. The GTIN (partially made up of the Prefix) is what identifies your product online. The barcode is what identifies your product at a physical checkout counter.

What is GS1 in Canada?

GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit association that develops and maintains global standards for efficient business communication. GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety, security, sustainability and visibility of value chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors.

How do I get a UPC number in Canada?

How many digits is a GS1 company prefix?

A GS1 Company Prefix is a unique string of four to twelve digits used to issue GS1 identification keys.

Does UPC work in Canada?

“UPC” stands for Universal Product Code. Retail products sold within the U.S. and Canada feature a single standard UPC barcode.