Legal Entity Identifier - LEI

Obtain LEIs online from GS1 Australia

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is a 20-digit, alpha-numeric code based on the ISO standard 17442:2012. The aim of the global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) system is to uniquely identify counterparties to financial transactions and to provide high quality reference data about them, such as the name, address, and basic ownership information. 

The LEI and its associated data enables clear and unique identification of legal entities participating in financial transactions.

GS1 Australia acts as a Registration Agent of the GS1 AISBL, Local Operating Unit (LOU).
 

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GS1 is accredited to issue LEIs in 70 countries and GS1 Australia supports LEI issuance and renewal services for Australian companies. The initial registration for an LEI is €89* for the first year and €59* per annum for each subsequent year.

Transfer to GS1 to take advantage of our very low costs. All fees are charged in Euros.

*Based on the conversion rate of 1.6134 at 02/01/2019, these charges would be A$143.59 (€89), A$95.19 (€59) and A$15.65 (€9.70). Please note the actual amount you pay will depend on the conversion rate charged by your bank at the time of the transaction as well as any foreign currency or other fees incurred. The charge by GS1 will always be the Euro figure quoted above.