Becoming a Registration Agency

If you are considering starting a Registration Agency please email:

Providing the following details:

  • Description of your Organization
  • Territory or region where you plan to deploy your services
  • Your target market (film, music, e-books, etc.)

Data Subject Enquiries

If you have had an ISNI assigned to you, and you have questions, comments, corrections, or additions regarding your ISNI page, please click on the yellow box on the appropriate ISNI page, and enter the information for the Quality Team to review. You may also correct other ISNI pages in the same way. Or you can email


For all other enquiries, please email: or fill in the the contact form below

About the ISNI International Agency

ISNI is the globally recognized and adopted standard approved by ISO for the unique identification of the public identities across all fields of creative activity.

Registration Agency

A registration agent provides the interface between ISNI applicants and the ISNI Registration Authority, which is governed by the ISNI board and administered by OCLC.

Search the ISNI Database

Use the lookup tool provided by OCLC to search the ISNI database, to discover which Public Identities have already been assigned ISNIs.