Fees

All fees are excluding VAT.
Read more about how we charge annual fees.

As a GS1 Sweden customer you get:

Ability to do business locally and globally. GS1 standards enable trade with retailers, wholesalers and marketplaces worldwide.

A global language of business. GS1 provides you with a business language making it possible for you to communicate throughout the entire supply chain.

Training and inspiration. Guidelines, courses and seminars to help you do even better business.

Unlimited support. Our customer service is here to help you every day of the week. No question is too small or too strange.

Opportunity to be a part of the development of GS1 standards. Join our user groups and take part in developing global standards.

GS1 Company Prefix

A GS1 Company Prefix is used to create GS1 identifiers like GTIN, GLN and SSCC, which are needed to create barcodes for your products and packages. It also gives you access to MyGS1 where you can generate, save, and administer your numbers and make them searchable in Verified by GS1. With a GS1 Company Prefix, you get access to:

  • all GS1 standards
  • the possibility to use all GS1 services
  • 1,000-100,000 numbers
  • management of numbers, products, brands and locations in MyGS1
  • share product and location/party information in Verified by GS1
  • support

Service description GS1 Company Prefix

GS1 Company Prefix for private companies and organisations

Your company’s annual turnover (MSEK) Annual fee (SEK)
0-31,145
3-101,985
10-253,035
25-1005,765
100-50010,490
500-1,00015,740
1 000-5,00018,890
5 000-10,00023,090
More than 10,00027,500
When ordering additional company prefixes, we leave a 50% discount on the subscription fee. For future GS1 Company Prefixes up to 10, a 45% discount is given. For orders that exceed this amount, please contact GS1 Sweden.

GS1 Company Prefix for municipalities and regions

Annual fee (SEK)
15,880

GS1 Company Prefix for government agencies

Number of employeesAnnual fee (SEK)
0-191,410
20-493,600
50-995,435
100-4997,230
500-1,99912,195
2 000-3,99915,880
More than 4,00019,045

Single number

Use the Single number subscription when you need to identify one product, one location/party, and several logistic units or shipments. With a Single number you get:

  • 1 GTIN to identify a product
  • 1 GLN to identify a location
  • 100,000 SSCC to identify logistic units
  • 10,000 GSIN to identify shipments
  • support

Note! A single number can only be used for one GTIN, one GLN, and/or 100,000 SSCC and/or 10,000 GSIN. A single number cannot be used to create any of GS1’s other identifiers. If you need to identify more than one product or location or use any other GS1 identifier, you need to order a GS1 Company Prefix.

Contact GS1 Sweden Customer Service to order

Single number for private companies and organisations

Your company’s annual turnover (MSEK)Annual fee (SEK)
0-1665
1-1001,410
100-1,0001,540
More than 1,0001,745

Single number for the public sector

Annual fee (SEK)
1,410 per number

One-off GLN

One-off GLN is used to identify a location or party. With One-off GLN you get:

  • 1 GLN to identify a location or party
  • support

Note! If you need to identify yourself as an information provider in Validoo, you should choose either a GS1 Company Prefix or a Single Number.

Number of GLN Annual fee (SEK)
1210

Validoo

Validoo is Sweden’s largest platform for sharing and receiving structured product information. Validoo is used to provide increased data quality throughout the entire logistical value chain – from supplier, to retailer, to the end consumer. The platform is used by several industries in Sweden in order for them to work cohesively according to global GS1 standards for sharing data (GDSN), trade item information and product images. With Validoo you get access to:

  • a product database and image bank
  • an automatic validation of trade item information and product images
  • quality assurance of trade item information, barcodes and product images
  • GDSN data pool for sharing data in real-time
  • support

Choose the subscription that best suits your needs.

Validoo Supplier

Validoo Supplier helps suppliers validate, store and share trade item information and product images. The service gives you the opportunity to manage your product range and share product information to different markets.

Service description Validoo Supplier

Your company’s annual turnover (MSEK)Annual fee (SEK)
0-3925
3-102,195
10-254,390
25-1006,470
100-50013,285
500-1,00020,100
1,000-5,00026,565
5,000-10,00032,920
More than 10,00045,045

Validoo Supplier – for foreign companies

Validoo Supplier for companies without a Swedish company registration number.

Annual fee (SEK)
6,470

Validoo DataEntry

Validoo DataEntry is an input system where suppliers can enter and share trade item information to receivers in Validoo. With Validoo DataEntry you can handle all aspects of trade item information in one place with a direct link to GDSN, efficently sharing trade item information with all of your receivers.

Service description Validoo DataEntry

Annual turnover 0-3 MSEK

Number of productsAnnual fee per productTotal max
Product 1845845
Product 2-31351 115
Product 4 and above01 115

Annual turnover 3-10 MSEK

Number of productsAnnual fee per productTotal max
Product 1-78455 915
Product 8-101356 320
Product 11 and above06 320

Annual turnover over 10 MSEK

Number of productsAnnual fee per productTotal max
Product 1-2584521 125
Product 26-700135112 250
Product 701 and above0112 250
Fees are based on turnover combined with the number of trade items published at base level. See our definition for base level in the GS1 Trade Item Information Guideline.

Validoo GDSN Supplier

Validoo GDSN Supplier is a subscription for companies connected to GDSN via a data pool other than the Swedish one (Validoo). The subscription gives you the opportunity to use GS1 Sweden’s additional services for quality assurance and image management.

Service description Validoo GDSN Supplier

Annual fee (SEK)
1,535

Validoo Buyer

Validoo Buyer is a subscription service for retailers and other recipients, to receive supplier’s trade item information and quality-assured images according to the global GS1 standard. The service provides you as a recipient with detailed information about the product both before and after launch. You also get access to an image bank with a wide variety of product images, linked to the correct trade item information.

Service description Validoo Buyer

Validoo Buyer for private companies and organisations

Your company’s annual turnover (MSEK)Annual fee (SEK)
0-50078,540
500-1,00099,330
1,000-7,000215,985
7,000-15,000360,360
More than 15,000498,960

Validoo Buyer for the public sector

Contact us for price information

Validoo Receiver

Validoo Receiver is a subscription service for receiving suppliers’ trade item information and quality-assured images according to the global GS1 standard. The service provides you as a recipient with information about products after they have been launched. You also have access to an image bank with product images, linked to the correct trade item information.

Service description Validoo Receiver

Validoo Receiver for private companies and organisations

Your company’s annual turnover (MSEK)Annual fee (SEK)
0-1025,410
10-10048,510
More than 10071,610

Validoo Receiver for the public sector

Contact us for price information

Product image Media Bank

Share and store your market and planogram images in the Media Bank in Validoo. The image is linked to the product and the trade item information using the product’s GTIN. Once the image is approved in the quality-assurance, it is published and becomes available to recipients.

Number of GTIN with published imagesPublishing fee per GTIN
GTIN 1-75345
GTIN 76-150230
GTIN 151-300165
GTIN 301-70090
GTIN 701 and above0

Annual publication fee is charged at the beginning of each calendar year. The fee is governed by the number of GTINs with published images as of December 31. New GTINs with images are billed the month after the first publication, and then charged for the remaining months of the year.

Validoo Planogram

Validoo Planogram helps suppliers and stores to streamline sales through accurate planning of the digital store shelf created in Space Management software. The service gives suppliers access to all suppliers’ planogram images and product information that are linked to the Media Bank in Validoo.

Annual fee (SEK)
7,875

Quality assurance of trade item information

Quality assurance of trade item information is a manual service where we check that your product’s trade item information matches the information on the physical packaging or on a digital product sample. Accurate product information ensures high quality of your product data and streamlines the business process for images, sales, inventory and logistics. For consumers, this means that the information about a product online matches the information on the actual product they are buying. The checks include:

  • dimensions and weight
  • accredited labels (for example KRAV, FSC, Vegan)
  • storage temperature
  • list of ingredients and nutritional values
Type of quality assurance
Fee per quality assurance (SEK)

Express surcharge (SEK)
Product information and measurements580 per GTIN345 SEK
Barcode210 per control performed345 SEK

Quality assurance – product images

Quality assurance of product images is our service to ensure that your product or planogram image complies with the industry’s established guidelines. When your image is quality assured, it is approved for use on e-commerce sites, flyers, shop signs, or as a planogram image. Among other things, it is checked that:

  • the product on the image is correct
  • the image meets image technical requirements
  • visible information on the image (for example the brand) corresponds with the trade item inforamtion
Type of quality assurance
Fee per image (SEK)
Quality assurance Image135
Quality assurance Image PLUS210 per performed control

Product photography

Product photography is our service for studio photography of market and planogram images that comply with GS1 standards.

ServiceIncludedFee, SEKUnit
Product photo Retail1 marketing picture
1-3 planogram images
Quality assurance
Uploading in Validoo
1,000per product
Product photo Express1 marketing picture
1-3 planogram images
Quality assurance
Uploading in Validoo
2,390per product
Product photo Foodservice1 market image (out of its packaging)
1 online picture (in its packaging)
Quality assurance
Uploading in Validoo
1,620per product
CGI image1 market image (CGI)
Quality assurance
Uploading in Validoo
Offerper product
Image retouching, advancedRetouching
Quality assurance
960hourly
Consumer goods for Norwegian market

– A two-page consumer trade item
– One outer packaging (D-pack)
– A cylinder-shaped consumer trade item
– A multi-page consumer trade item


1 market image + 1 planogram image
3 planogram images
2 marketing images + 4 planogram images
4 marketing images + 4 planogram images


1,000
1,000
1,740
2,820
Mobile-ready hero images1 MRHI imageOffer

BarcodeCheck

BarcodeCheck ensures that your barcodes can be read at all stages of the delivery flow. A functioning barcode is important for the smooth handling of goods and information during delivery to and from warehouses, making it easier for both checkout staff and consumers when scanning in-store. Barcodes for products, packaging and pallets can be checked with BarcodeCheck. BarcodeCheck includes:

  • check that the barcode complies with GS1 standards
  • feedback in the form of a detailed report with answers to exactly what is wrong with your barcode
  • suggestions on how to correct any errors
Barcode type or pallet label (including its barcode)Fee per barcode or pallet label (including its barcode) (SEK)
EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-12, ITF-14695
GS1-128, GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataMatrix945
GS1 Logistics Label1,210

Directory

Directory is a service for sharing additional location and party information with your stakeholders. Directory gives you:

  • automated registration of multiple GLNs via API
  • logistics module with the option to share additional information about your GLNs, such as transport restrictions and opening hours

Service description Directory

Directory for private companies and organisations

Annual turnover (MSEK)Annual fee (SEK)
0-30
3-103,360
10-257,875
25-10011,760
100-50016,275
500-1,00020,160
1,000-5,00025,725
5,000-10,00032,760
More than 10,00036,225

Directory for the public sector

Annual fee (SEK)
30,660

How we charge annual fees

The size of our annual fees is based on your company’s annual turnover. The information is retrieved from Creditsafe in connection with annual invoicing, which means that the fee is usually based on reported annual turnover two years back. The year you become a customer, you pay a subscription fee for the current month and the remaining months of the year. At the beginning of the following year, you will be invoiced for the entire year.

Forms and Agreements

Order GS1 Company Prefix Last modified
Order GS1 Company Prefix
Terms and Conditions GS1 Company Prefix Last modified
Terms and Conditions GS1 Company Prefix 2023-06-13
Data processing agreement 2023-06-13
Terms and Conditions One-off GLN Last modified
Terms and Conditions One-off GLN 2023-06-13
Terms and Conditions BarcodeCheck Last modified
Terms and Conditions BarcodeCheck 2015-04-30
Terms and Conditions Directory Last modified
Terms and Conditions Directory 2018-04-03
Data Processing Agreement Directory
Terms and Conditions Validoo Receiver Last modified
Terms and Conditions Validoo Receiver 2022-03-31
Terms and Conditions Validoo Buyer Last modified
Terms and Conditions Validoo Buyer 2022-03-31
Terms and Conditions Validoo GDSN Supplier Last modified
Terms and Conditions Validoo GDSN Supplier 2022-03-31
Terms and Conditions Validoo DataEntry Last modified
Terms and Conditions Validoo DataEntry 2022-03-31
GDSN Terms of participation Last modified
GDSN Terms of participation
Terms and Conditions Verified System Developer Last modified
Terms and Conditions Verified System Developer
API-usage Last modified
API-usage
Cancellation GS1 Company Prefix* Last modified
Cancellation GS1 Company Prefix*
Transfer GS1 Company Prefix** Last modified
Transfer GS1 Company Prefix**
Cancellation Validoo Last modified
Cancellation Validoo

*Please note that any cancellation must be made in writing. Use the cancellation form and send it to kundservice@gs1.se or by post to:
GS1 Sweden AB
Västra Järnvägsgatan 15, 12th floor
Box 1178, SE-111 91 Stockholm
Sweden

**When transferring a prefix/service, the recipient will be charged an administrative transfer fee of SEK 400 per prefix.

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