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Get a barcode

Become a GS1 member to request unique barcodes for your business.

Why GS1?

Get truly unique barcodes

We manage the international barcode system and licence barcodes for use globally, so you can be sure your barcodes will be accepted around the world.

Access help and support

Joining GS1 Macao, China will give you access to a comprehensive range of tools, documentation and assistance to implement barcodes effectively.

Tried and tested

Since 1973 till now, we have created and managed many other business standards.

How to Join:

  1. The applicant must be legally registered in Macao and provide the document(s) below:
    • Business Tax – Form M/1, or other business license(s);
    • Business Tax – Form M/8; (*if applicable)
    • Registry Information of the Company. (*if applicable)
  2. Complete the forms below, and submit to us together with the above mentioned document(s) via e-mail at: for prequalification:

Membership Fee:

Once the qualification is verified, an invoice of membership fee (including an entry fee of $3,000 and an annual fee of $2,600) will be issued, and the registration process will be completed within 5 working days after your payment is received.


  1. As our member, we will provide you an account which you can generate G-TIN (a number with 13 digits) for your product(s).
  2. Member who fails to pay the annual fee before the payment due date, the membership will be automatically expired and be terminated without prior notice.
  3. Once a member’s subscription is cancelled, GS1 Macao, China has the right to re-allocate its prefix and the ex-member has to bear all consequences and loss if it continues to use the prefix.
  4. Any member who wishes to re-join the association after expiry or termination of its membership will be considered as a new member and therefore, will be required to pay entry fee and annual fee again.


To learn more about joining us, please get in touch. We'll be happy to answer your questions and get you signed up.

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