Before you can begin using GS1 identification keys and barcodes, you need a GS1 company prefix. This globally unique code allows you to start using GS1 identification standards. 

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GS1 prefix list

Company prefixes are based on the GS1 prefixes below. Note that since GS1 member companies can manufacture products anywhere in the world, GS1 prefixes do not identify the country of origin for a given product.

000 - 019

GS1 US

020 - 029

Restricted distribution (MO defined)

030 - 039

GS1 US

040 - 049

Restricted distribution (MO defined)

050 - 059

Coupons

060 - 139

GS1 US

200 - 299

Restricted distribution (MO defined)

300 - 379

GS1 France

380

GS1 Bulgaria

383

GS1 Slovenija

385

GS1 Croatia

387

GS1 BIH (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

389

GS1 Montenegro

400 - 440

GS1 Germany

450 - 459 & 490 - 499

GS1 Japan

460 - 469

GS1 Russia

470

GS1 Kyrgyzstan

471

GS1 Taiwan

474

GS1 Estonia

475

GS1 Latvia

476

GS1 Azerbaijan

477

GS1 Lithuania

478

GS1 Uzbekistan

479

GS1 Sri Lanka

480

GS1 Philippines

481

GS1 Belarus

482

GS1 Ukraine

484

GS1 Moldova

485

GS1 Armenia

486

GS1 Georgia

487

GS1 Kazakstan

488

GS1 Tajikistan

489

GS1 Hong Kong

500 - 509

GS1 UK

520 - 521

GS1 Association Greece

528

GS1 Lebanon

529

GS1 Cyprus

530

GS1 Albania

531

GS1 MAC (FYR Macedonia)

535

GS1 Malta

539

GS1 Ireland

540 - 549

GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg

560

GS1 Portugal

569

GS1 Iceland

570 - 579

GS1 Denmark

590

GS1 Poland

594

GS1 Romania

599

GS1 Hungary

600 - 601

GS1 South Africa

603

GS1 Ghana

604

GS1 Senegal

608

GS1 Bahrain

609

GS1 Mauritius

611

GS1 Morocco

613

GS1 Algeria

615

GS1 Nigeria

616

GS1 Kenya

618

GS1 Ivory Coast

619

GS1 Tunisia

620

GS1 Tanzania

621

GS1 Syria

622

GS1 Egypt

623

GS1 Brunei

624

GS1 Libya

625

GS1 Jordan

626

GS1 Iran

627

GS1 Kuwait

628

GS1 Saudi Arabia

629

GS1 Emirates

640 - 649

GS1 Finland

690 - 699

GS1 China

700 - 709

GS1 Norway

729

GS1 Israel

730 - 739

GS1 Sweden

740

GS1 Guatemala

741

GS1 El Salvador

742

GS1 Honduras

743

GS1 Nicaragua

744

GS1 Costa Rica

745

GS1 Panama

746

GS1 Republica Dominicana

750

GS1 Mexico

754 - 755

GS1 Canada

759

GS1 Venezuela

760 - 769

GS1 Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera

770 - 771

GS1 Colombia

773

GS1 Uruguay

775

GS1 Peru

777

GS1 Bolivia

778 - 779

GS1 Argentina

780

GS1 Chile

784

GS1 Paraguay

786

GS1 Ecuador

789 - 790

GS1 Brasil  

800 - 839

GS1 Italy  

840 - 849

GS1 Spain  

850

GS1 Cuba

858

GS1 Slovakia

859

GS1 Czech

860

 GS1 Serbia

865

GS1 Mongolia

867

GS1 North Korea

868 - 869

GS1 Turkey

870 - 879

GS1 Netherlands

880

GS1 South Korea

884

GS1 Cambodia

885

GS1 Thailand

888

GS1 Singapore

890

GS1 India

893

GS1 Vietnam

896

GS1 Pakistan

899

GS1 Indonesia

900 - 919

GS1 Austria

930 - 939

GS1 Australia

940 - 949

GS1 New Zealand

950

GS1 Global Office

951

GS1 Global Office (EPCglobal)

955

GS1 Malaysia

958

GS1 Macau

960-969

Global Office (GTIN-8s)

977

Serial publications (ISSN)

978 - 979

Bookland (ISBN)

980

Refund receipts

981 - 984

GS1 coupon identification for common currency areas

99

GS1 coupon identification

Notes:

960 has been assigned to GS1 UK for GTIN-8 allocations.

Prefixes not listed above are reserved by GS1 Global Office for allocations in non-member countries and for future use.