ISBNs Abroad

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How can I get an ISBN for my book if I don't live in the US?

ISBNs Abroad

There are more than 160 countries and territories that belong to the International Standard Book Numbering (ISBN) scheme. To find the agency that is responsible for issuing an ISBN in your country or region, visit the international ISBN website ( This has a list of all the agencies for countries, regions and language groups. Many self publishers' websites have links to the relevant ISBN agency within a particular country. This is a good place to start when looking for an ISBN for your self-published ebook.



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