ISSN Magazine Barcodes Package

sample ISSN barcode for RomaniaAll periodical publications, such as magazines or journals, use International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN) obtained through the designated ISSN International Centre for each country.

The barcode on the first cover of the magazine or journal can be symbolized using:

  • ISSN number with 977 prefix – symbolized as EAN-13 barcode. In this case, you can separately purchase the images & registration.
  • EAN-13 number with 5 digits add-on (recommended). In this case, you can purchase an EAN-13 Barcodes Package containing: EAN-13 number, images in different formats, Certificate of Authenticity & registration in

The meaning of the five additional digits of the add-on can be:

  • number of the issue, starting from the first issue (01000)
  • year and day of the issue (18005)
  • year and week of the issue (18053)
  • year and month of the issue (18012)
  • ISSN Barcode Package

    If you have chosen the EAN-13 number with 5 digits add-on for the barcode on the first cover of the magazine or periodical, then here you can purchase one package which includes:

    • — 1 EAN-13 number. The difference between the EAN-13 and UPC-A barcodes is shown here.
    • — 5 images of the barcode (compliant with ISO/IEC 15420 standard) in 2 vector formats (EPS, PDF) and 3 graphic formats (BMP, TIFF, JPG) at 600 dpi
    • — 1 Certificate of Authenticity which states that you are the owner of the barcode number
    • — 1 registration in
    • — 1 user manual for correct barcoding, in PDF format
    • — 1 electronic invoice, in PDF format

    Note: Please specify what 5 digit add-on code you want in the ‘Additional Information’ box on the check out form (e.g 16005 represents year 2016 issue number 5). We will then create your ISSN barcode images with the 5 digit add-on code and email them to you.

    This product is automatically delivered. The package containing the standard images will be send by e-mail, just a few minutes after the online payment. If you supplied all the required information, then you will receive the custom barcode images with 5 digit add-on within 2 – 24 hours, depending on the moment of the day / week when you placed your order.

    Prices valid from 16 February 2017:

    QuantityPrice per Barcode
    1$ 30
    2 +$ 25 each
    3 +$ 22 each
    4 +$ 20 each
    5 +$ 19 each
    10 +$ 12 each
    20 +$ 7 each
    30 +$ 5 each
    50 +$ 3.5 each
    100 +$ 1.95 each
    150 +Please contact us

Why buy from us?

If you need barcode packages (with the images, certificate of authenticity & registration), please use the following links: EAN-13 Barcodes PackageUPC-A Barcodes PackageCD Barcodes Package, DVD Barcodes Package, ISBN Book Barcodes Package and ISSN Magazine Barcodes Package.

We also recommend you to register free your product info in IBNREG – International Barcodes Network Registry, which will allow your customers to find the product info before buying it, by scanning the barcode with the Zebra Barcode Scanner application, available for iOS and Android.

Feel free to make contact if you have any questions.