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National ISMN Agencies: 


United Kingdom & Ireland




The Music Publishers Association is the National Agency for the dissemination of International Standard Music Numbers (ISMNs) in the UK & Eire and has been operating since August 1996.
The UK ISMN Agency allocates prefixes both to publishers in the UK & Eire. Information received by the UK ISMN Agency on publications carrying ISMNs is processed for inclusion in the MPA Catalogue of Printed Music at the earliest possible opportunity.


Contact Address:

UK ISMN Agency
Music Publishers Association
Att.: Jamie Lawson
2nd Floor, Synergy House
114-118 Southampton Row
London WC1B 5AA

Tel: (+44) 333 0772 354
E-mail: or




3050 - 060      
42201 - 2300      
5 57000 - 57999      
6708001 - 709000      
79002000 - 9002999      


More than 500 UK publishers and self-published composers have obtained ISMNs over the years.
The agency issued more than 615,000 ISMNs since 1996.


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