Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Mar. 29, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name 5Barz International, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001454124    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2012    
Amendment Flag true    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No    
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No    
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 21,739,464
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   103,778,283  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Amendment Description

Supplemental disclosure in the statement of cash flows, non-cash investing and financing activities, that had originally been included in the body of the statement of cash flows