NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52232

Industry 52232

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 52232 – Financial Transactions Processing, Reserve, and Clearinghouse Activities

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 52232: See industry description for NAICS 522320 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 522320: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing one or more of the following:

  1. Financial transaction processing (except central bank);
  2. Reserve and liquidity services (except central bank); and/or
  3. Check or other financial instrument clearinghouse services (except central bank).
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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 52232

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Automated clearinghouses, bank or check (except central bank)
  • Credit card processing services
  • Check clearing services (except central bank)
  • Electronic funds transfer services

Cross-References for Industry 52232

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 52232. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in nonfinancial data and electronic transaction processing are classified in Industry NAICS 518210, Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services; and
  • Establishments of the central bank primarily engaged in check clearing and other financial transaction processing are classified in Industry NAICS 521110, Monetary Authorities-Central Bank.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 52232

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 52232. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Automated clearinghouses, bank or check (except central bank)
  • Bank clearinghouse associations
  • Check clearing services (except central banks)
  • Check clearinghouse services (except central banks)
  • Check validation services
  • Clearinghouses, bank or check
  • Credit card processing services
  • Electronic financial payment services
  • Electronic funds transfer services
  • Financial transactions processing (except central bank)
  • Processing financial transactions
  • Reserve and liquidity services (except central bank)
  • U.S. Central Credit Union
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 5223: Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
        • Industry 52232: Financial Transactions Processing, Reserve, and Clearinghouse Activities (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 522320: Financial Transactions Processing, Reserve, and Clearinghouse Activities

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