How do I create a barcode in Microsoft Word?

Create a mailing barcode for addresses in the United States

  1. Microsoft WordOpen Microsoft Word
  2. Click Tools
  3. Click Envelopes and Labels
  4. Type the Delivery address if necessary for the Envelope or Label
  5. Click the Options button
  6. Check the box for "Delivery point barcode"
  7. Click ok

Other barcodes

In addition to being able to create mailing labels, you can download hundreds of barcode fonts to create your own barcodes. Keep in mind that there are different symbologies of barcodes; meaning that not all barcodes are supported by all barcode readers or other programs.

Click here to open a search of available barcode fonts

In addition to getting barcode fonts, there are numerous third-party programs that can help keep track of barcodes and products that integrate with Microsoft Word.

Additional information

  • See the barcode definition for further information and related links.