Need a barcode?

GS1 is the only authorised source to obtain unique GS1 Identification numbers from. GS1 South Africa is the local registered office of GS1 global. The organisation services over 150 countries with over 112 local offices around the world.

GS1 Identification numbers are utilized for the unique identification of locations, services and trade items in the supply chain including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, agriculture and apparel…

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The How

To obtain a range of Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) we have 4 easy, user friendly options:

1. Contact our Customer Service Centre and one of our expert consultants will guide you through the process and email you the relevant application forms – 0861 242 000

2. Download, complete and email the application form that meets your needs to or simply fax to 0866 749929 with your proof of payment.

Not sure which Membership option is for you? Call our Customer Service Centre to get assistance. Tel or international calls on +27 11 777 3300

3. Book an appointment with one of our friendly consultants at our offices in Johannesburg:

a. Block D Hurlingham Office Park, Woodlands Avenue (cnr William Nicol and Republic Road), Hurlingham Manor, Sandton 2196

b. Our trading hours are from Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5: 00pm

4. Join Now to register your company profile with us. Once this is done one of our expert consultants will be in touch with you to take you through the membership process.

GS1 South Africa endeavours to provide the most professional service possible. To accommodate the high volumes of calls we have estimated that our turnaround time for barcode applications is between 24 – 48 hours depending on your payment clearance.

We are also available for one on one appointments at our office where your barcode application process and payment clearance can be done while you wait.

Credit card facilities are available for onsite payments.