Legal Entity Identifier - LEI

Secure your LEI registration & financial transactions with GS1.

GS1 is a GLEIF (Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation) accredited Local Operating Unit (LOU), and is authorised to offer a complete LEI service, globally.

Obtain an LEI from GS1 for just €89 plus VAT 

The initial registration fee for an LEI, through GS1 Ireland, is just €89 plus VAT with an annual renewal fee of only €59 plus vat. You can transfer an existing LEI to GS1 Ireland to avail of the excellent value renewal fee. No renewal fees are payable until the renewal due date. Apply for an LEI online now.

What is an LEI?

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. 

Benefits of our LEI services

LEI Benefits

Global issuing agency with local supportSimple and clear LEI registration processEffortless, free of charge LEI transferCompetitive market pricing


GS1’s LEI services can help you with obtaining, transferring and renewing your Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). Easy LEI registration Simple and clear LEI registration process Simple LEI transfer Effortless, free of charge LEI transfer Competitive prices for LEI applications Competitive market pricing

With more than 40 years of experience in the identification of unique products and entities, GS1 and its global network of 112 Member Organisations are uniquely qualified to offer complete LEI services, with expertise in data validation and knowledge of local language, laws and regulations.

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