ISBN South Africa
I need an ISBN South Africa barcode for my book – can SA Barcodes help?
ISBN barcode numbers can be used for both physical and online book stores. Although, if you are planning on selling your book in both physical and online format, you will need to check with your retailers on whether a separate barcode for an online and physical publication is needed.
You also need to know that each variation or edition of your books needs its own unique ISBN barcode number – this ensures that each variant receives its own pricing information at the point of sale and that inventory is sufficiently tracked.
Upon purchasing an ISBN barcode from us, we will then source the barcode number for you – this usually takes about three days. Once we receive the number however, we can then promptly send it to you via email within one working day.
There are a few items we need from you before we can send you the barcode number. These are:
- Your acceptance of our terms and conditions
- Your proof of payment
- The title page of your publication
- The name, address and contact details of the publisher
- A statement on whether the publication will be sold in physical or online format
Once we have received all of this information, we can then send you the ISBN number within one working day via email.
Please note that by law, you are required to submit 5 free copies of your publication to the National Library’s ‘Areas of Legal Deposit’ in South Africa once it is printed. This ensures that the ISBN is permanently assigned to the global database.
If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to give us a call or send us an email and our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.
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