NAICS Code 522210 Credit Card Issuing


Finance and Insurance


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

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, RailTransportation, and long-distance telephone cards in Subsector 517, Telecommunications.

Industries Included

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