a. The procedure of service:

- Register using barcodes.
- Receive the registration documents using barcodes.
- Examination of dossiers and grant of numeral code and barcode use certificates.
- Instructions for use of barcodes.
b. How to perform:
To submit dossiers directly at the headquarter of the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality, the Vietnam Standards and Quality Center or the Center for Standards, Metrology and Quality 3 or by post.

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c. Composition, number of files:
- Dossier component:
+ The use of codes and barcodes.
+ A copy of the business registration certificate or establishment decision.
+ Product catalog registration using the GTIN code.
+ Registration form for GS1 Vietnam database.
- The number of files: 2 sets.
d. Processing time: 15 working days from the date of receiving complete and valid dossiers.
đ. Objects of implementing administrative procedures: Vietnamese organizations and individuals, foreign organizations and individuals operating in the Vietnamese territory, who wish to use code numbers and barcodes.
e. Agencies implementing administrative procedures: Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality.
g. Results of implementing administrative procedures:
- Decision on issuance of a certificate of the right to use the number and bar code.
- Certificate of the right to use the number and bar code.

h. Fees:



Registration and introduction Fee (VNĐ)

Maintain Fee (VNĐ)


Use business code


Use 7-digit, 8-digit business code




Use 9-digit, 10-digit business code




Using the GLN code (1 code)




Using the EAN -8 code (1 code)




Registration of using foreign code


i. Form name, declaration form:
- Registration form for use of barcodes and codes (attached form).
- The list of products using the GTIN code (attached form).
- Registration form for GS1 Vietnam Database (attached form).
k. Requirements and conditions for implementing administrative procedures: None.

For more information, please contact: MINH KHUE LAW FIRM CO., LTD

Consult and request for Intellectual Property protection service 24/7, call 1900.6162

Email: [email protected]

Look forward to cooperation with clients!

Best regards./.

Intellectual Property Department - Minh Khue Law Firm

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