Full Membership

Become a GS1 Hong Kong Full Member now!

By joining our Full Membership, you will be entitled to:


  • Full members can use the GS1 Global Company Prefix to generate unique identification numbers for products (GTIN), shipments (SSCC), locations (GLN), etc. 

  • Entitled to use BarcodePlus, a cloud-based product and location information portal, on which members can assign GTINs to their products, manage product information including GTIN/GLN assignments, and keep them in online product catalogues to avoid duplication of barcodes. Members can also upload their product barcodes, descriptions and images to BarcodePlus product information repository, which is a single entry point available to their potential buyers and consumers around the world through web and mobile app. Check out BarcodePlus here.


  • Entitled to enjoy the Barcode Symbol Testing Service (on quota basis) in order to avoid rejection from consumers due to the wrong size or printing of GS1 barcodes.  GS1 Hong Kong will also issue a Barcode Verification Report that indicates the compliance level of your barcodes upon completion of testing.

  • Entitled to attend the monthly Basic Barcode Workshop which covers key points such as regulations of GTIN allocation,  how to fully utilise the GS1 Global Company Prefix, ranging from the application to the ordering and inventory management, etc.


  • Entitled to join the quarterly Digital Marketing Workshop which will help you define your own digital marketing strategy, understand and leverage consumer insight, utilise simple marketing tools to engage consumers.

  • Exclusive discount on joining GS1 Hong Kong’s events such as GS1 Hong Kong Summit and Members’ Annual Dinner are offered to full members.  


GS1 Hong Kong Full Membership is divided into 3 categories:

Membership Category Number of Employees Entrance Fee (HK$) Annual Fee (HK$) Total (HK$)
A 1-9 3,980 3,980 7,960
B 10-99 9,290 9,290 18,580
C 100 or above 9,290 14,600 23,890


To apply a Company Prefix (489), you need to submit:

  • A completed GS1 Hong Kong Full Membership application form
  • A copy of your company's Business Registration Certificate
  • Proof of employee headcount such as employee insurance documentation or MPF certificate
  • A crossed-cheque made payable to "GS1 Hong Kong Limited" for membership entrance and annual fee


Applications normally take three working days to process upon receipt of all the documents and cheque mentioned above. We will contact you directly to confirm the receipt of your application.

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