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Create Amazon Barcodes: UPC vs FNSKU vs ASIN??

All products need a barcode on their packaging. Since we will be selling on Amazon we will need an FNSKU barcode. FNSKU is the default barcode type used by Amazon.

UPC Codes

Before we can generate our FNSKU barcode we need a UPC code. UPC codes can be bought at the official GS1 site or at a cheaper retailer like SnapUPC.

FNSKU Barcode


Once we have our UPC code we can generate our FNSKU barcode within Amazon Seller Central. When you create the listing for your product you need to enter your UPC code:

Once your listing is created you can download your FNSKU code:

  • Select your listing

  • Click the “Print item labels” from the dropdown menu.

You will now have your FNSKU barcode which looks like this;

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About the Author: Jay

I've been an online seller since 2013. Over these passed 16 years I have tried just about every method to make money online. Currently I am an Amazon FBA seller & Blogger.

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