Who issues an LEI?

GLEIF Accredited Organisations 

The issuing of an LEI is subject to strict regulations. Only organisations that have successfully passed the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) accreditation process are entitled to issue LEIs.

Local Operating Units (LOUs)

Accredited parties are called Local Operating Units (LOUs). GS1 Germany is an accredited LOU.

All requests for LEIs received by GS1 Ireland are processed by GS1 Germany. GS1 Ireland is a GLEIF LEI Registration Agent.


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