How do I create a barcode in Microsoft Word?

Create 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 with mailing barcodes, you can download any of the hundreds of available barcode fonts to create your own barcodes. Keep in mind that there are different symbologies of barcodes. This means that not all barcodes are the same and may not be supported by 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.