Australia Post Overview

OCR-A Barcode

This barcode is used by Australia Post for postal code to sort mail and has a variable length of 37 to 67 bars. 

Back to: Postal Codes Family | All Barcodes

Supported Host Device


Products that Support Australia Post

(This barcode is disabled by default)

Supported Business Application:


Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mpbile's Capture SDK.


Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest Capture SDK was implemented in your app. See the latest Capture SDK version.

See complete list of Partner Applications.

Non-Capture SDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK




Australia Post symbology is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below.  Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable Australia Post Symbology*:

To enable the Australia Post symbology scan the barcode below:

Enable Australia Post Barcode

Disable Australia Post Symbology*:

To disable the Australia Post symbology scan the barcode below:

Disable Australia Post Barcode

See the full programming guide for more info and troublshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programmign guide.

Troubleshooting / FAQ


Q: What is the typical usage of OCR-A?

A: Australia Post

Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: