GDTI (Global Document Type Identifier)

The GDTI is the Identification Key for a document type combined with an optional, alpha-numeric serial number and used to access database information that is required for document control purposes. The GDTI is assigned for the life time of the document type and may be bar coded using Application Identifier (253).


The GDTI is constructed as:


GS1 Company Prefix         Document Type Check
Serial Component
N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 N6 N7 N8 N9 N10 N11 N12
X1 variable X17


For a more detailed overview on the benefits of GDTI see GDTI Executive Summary.

Information about other keys