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How do I get an ISBN for my book in India?

How do I get an ISBN for my book in India?

To apply for ISBN Numbers the Applicant has to first register them on the website and after registration they can further apply of ISBN Numbers as and when required.

How much does it cost to get an ISBN number for a book in India?

No fee is charged for applying for ISBN. Contd… 2/- Page 2 -2- 10. After receipt of properly filled Application form with the supporting documents, allotment of ISBN is processed on first come first served basis.

Is ISBN mandatory in India?

While an ISBN is not required to publish a book, it is a good idea to get one for your book, specially if you want to sell it through standard book distribution channel. What more – Getting an ISBN in India is free. You need to send an application to Raja Rammohan Roy National Agency for ISBN .

Can I sell book without ISBN?

Ans. No, if there is no change of text, format or binding which would justify a new ISBN. However, a separate ISBN may be assigned if required by the supply chain.

Is ISBN registration free?

If you publish physical copies through IngramSpark, you get your ISBN for only $85. Buying your ISBNs in bulk can save you money if you intend to publish more than one book. Amazon issues you an ISBN for “free,” but you have to list Amazon as a publisher along with other limitations.

How can I get free ISBN in India?

In India, the author can have his/her own free ISBN by applying to Raja Rammohan National Agency for ISBN. By default, you need to generate your own EAN barcode as they DO NOT provide the same along with the ISBN.

Is ISBN needed for ebooks?

ISBNs are not necessary to sell ebooks; none of the top online retailers require them. Printed books, however, cannot be sold without an ISBN. Remember that each version of your book would need a separate ISBN, and purchasing a block of 10 would be more cost-effective than purchasing one.

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