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You Will Need
In the U.S., visit the nonprofit group GS1 at gs1us.org to be assigned a UPC for your product.
Apply for a UPC by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. Follow the prompts to complete the application process.
Pay the application fee and an initial fee. You will also be responsible for an annual $150 membership maintenance fee.
Wait for your kit
Wait for your member kit to be e-mailed to you. Once your application is approved, you will receive the first few digits of your UPC, and you will provide the rest. Now label your product, and get ready to sell!