Barcodes are symbols that can be scanned electronically using laser or camera-based systems.
They are used to encode information such as product numbers, serial numbers and batch numbers. Barcodes play a key role in supply chains, enabling parties like retailers, manufacturers, transport providers and hospitals to automatically identify and track products as they move through the supply chain.
For all businesses wishing to register for barcodes for their products, AGL Law Company Limited will help customers to register with the following process and time:
- Receive information and prepare documents
This is the period for AGL to advise businesses of necessary information for the registration of barcodes and codes, from which enterprises can choose the appropriate type of code depending on their needs, scale and development plan.
Types of business codes commonly used:
|Types of business codes
||Maximum number of registered product codes
- Filing and paying fees
Fees for issuing bar code numbers include registration fees and maintenance fees.
Enterprises pay maintenance fees according to the instructions before June 30 every year. If after one year, the business does not pay maintenance fees, the business code will be revoked.
- Resolve registration documents
Within 3 – 5 days from the date GS1 Vietnam receives a valid application file, the enterprise will be issued with an enterprise identification number and an appointment to receive the official certificate.
AGL will register on behalf of the enterprise a code management account, which can enter the barcode as well as product details on the system.
AGL is responsible for instructing enterprises how to use barcode management system, self-granting trade item codes for products in accordance with regulations; or AGL will replace the business to import and manage product information on the system.
- Issuance of certificates of use of barcodes and codes
Within 2 months from the date the enterprise is granted and instructions for using the enterprise identification number, the official bar code registration certificate is issued and paid to the enterprise.
When an enterprise uses a bar code number with a change in its legal status, a name or a transaction address or a lost or damaged certificate, the enterprise must have a written notice to be changed or granted. new Certificate; or contact AGL for assistance with implementation.
- Note: For companies distributing products of the parent company in foreign countries, want to be licensed for the code of that product in Vietnam (Using foreign codes in Vietnam)
– Submit the parent company’s authorization (notarized) to allow a domestic branch company to use the parent company’s business code and which number to use.
– Official letter requesting the use of foreign codes.
– Registration form for using the foreign enterprise’s code on the product.
Business registration procedure: Click here
Procedures for registration of protection of intellectual property objects (logos, product packages, trademark…): Click here
Please contact AGL Limited Law Firm to enjoy preferential service registration fees, and be consulted and supported in the quick and simple way.
AGL Law Company Limited is proud to be a prestigious company in consulting and implementing administrative procedures, is a reliable fulcrum for Vietnamese enterprises on the way of international development and integration.
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