Generate Your GS1 Global Standard Barcodes Quickly and Easily
Seamlessly generate your barcode symbols with GS1 Canada’s Barcode
Generator, an all-in-one tool to efficiently create high-resolution
barcode symbols based on your GS1 Global Trade Identification Numbers
Over 6 billion GS1 barcodes are scanned around the world every day so
you can have confidence knowing that GS1 Canada generated barcode
symbols align with global standards, ensuring a reliable source of
barcode images that comply with all regulatory requirements, rules and
formats and scan correctly every time.
Simply enter your GS1 GTIN and, with the click of a button, you can
quickly generate barcode symbols that adhere to all the requirements
that make up a successful barcode, ready to share with trading partners
around the world.
The Barcode Generator supports the following barcode formats. Find out
more about these barcode types and when they can be used with this
The tool enables users to include critical product information, such as
the batch/lot numbers or expiry dates when you create a GS1-128,
Expanded DataBar or Stacked Expanded DataBar for ultimate traceability
Journey of a GTIN
Available Tools and Services
The only global standard for unique product identification, get
Global Trade Item Numbers for your products through GS1 Canada.
An all-in-one tool to efficiently create high-resolution barcode
symbols for your GS1 GTINs.
Solution Provider Directory
Use your own designers and printers or consult our Solution Provider
Directory for a list of approved solution providers.
Barcode Scan Verification
Ensure your barcodes scan correctly on a variety of retail
GTIN Management Standard
Find out whether changes to your product or labelling require a new
The Value of Barcode Generator
GS1 Canada generated barcodes align with global standards,
ensuring a reliable source of barcode symbols that comply with all
regulatory requirements, rules and formats and scan correctly
Increased Operational Efficiency
Improve speed-to-market, save resources and increase consistency
with one standards based tool.
Quickly and easily create high-resolution barcodes from the same
place you get your GTINs. This provides a more streamlined and
efficient process enabling users to receive their GTINs and create
their barcodes in a one-stop shop through GS1 Canada.
Barcode Scan Verification Service
To make sure your solution provider correctly incorporated and
printed your barcodes, you can use
GS1 Canada’s Barcode Scan Verification Service
to test that they can be scanned by a variety of point-of-sale
scanners to ensure that each one passes the "real-world" test.
Find Out More About Barcoding
Getting your barcodes right is important. Once you have assigned a GTIN
to a product, that GTIN can never be allocated to a different product
Find out more about barcodes and the symbols you may need for your
business through our
with links to global standards and guides on barcodes, barcode
placement, printing barcodes and more.
For more information about the Barcode Generator, please
review our FAQs, email us at
email@example.com or call us at
You can also take advantage of
GS1 Canada’s Learning Zone
to help you decide the optimum placement, size and colour for your
barcode to ensure encourage a successful scan throughout the supply