This is the only electronic ISBN Application form accepted by the U.S. ISBN Agency. This application is for a U.S. ISBN Publisher Prefix and is not for foreign publishers use (foreign publishers must apply to their own national agencies to obtain ISBNs).
The following information should be carefully read as part of the ISBN application process:
If you have read the above, or wish to go straight to the ISBN application form, please click on Application for an ISBN Publisher Prefix now.
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