NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52221

Industry 52221

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 52221 – Credit Card Issuing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52221: See industry description for NAICS 522210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 522210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing credit by issuing credit cards. Credit card issuance provides the funds required to purchase goods and services in return for payment of the full balance or payments on an installment basis. Credit card banks are included in this industry.

Cross-References for Industry 52221

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 52221. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in issuing cards that contain a stored prepaid value are classified with the industry providing the service represented by the cards, such as transit fare cards, in Subsector 482, Rail Transportation, and long-distance telephone cards in Subsector 517, Telecommunications.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 52221

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 52221. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Banks, credit card
  • Charge card issuing
  • Credit card banks
  • Credit card issuing
  • Issuing, credit card

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 52: Finance and Insurance
    • Subsector 522: Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
      • Industry Group 5222: Nondepository Credit Intermediation
        • Industry 52221: Credit Card Issuing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 522210: Credit Card Issuing

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