Request an International Standard Number
Publishers, use this form to request a unique international identification number for your publication, for example, a book, a journal or sheet music.
What publishers can request
Publishers can request an:
- ISBN (International Standard Book Number) — for a one-off item (like a book), with one or more formats, like a paperback, PDF, or Kindle
- ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) — for a periodic item, like a journal or magazine
- ISMN (International Standard Music Number) — for sheet music.
If you are a publisher who has worked with us for a while, and you are publishing more than five titles a year, you can order a block of ISBNs.
How long will it take?
Allow 3 working days for us to supply your number. If your request is urgent, you can call us.