NAICS Code 522210 Description

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.

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NAICS Code 522210 - Credit Card Issuing is a final level code of the “Finance and Insurance” Sector.

Industry Sector

Finance and Insurance

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Annual Payroll


Total Revenue


SBA Size Standard

Annual Revenue Limit of $600,000,000

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Industry Examples of NAICS 522210

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 522210 - Credit Card Issuing are:

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

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 522210 - Credit Card Issuing that is a better classification match. 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 NAICS Code - 482 - RailTransportation, and long-distance telephone cards in Subsector 517, Telecommunications..

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  • Business Development
  • Chairman
  • C-Level
  • Director
  • Engineering
  • Executive Director
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • IT
  • Manager
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Owner
  • Partner
  • President
  • Principal
  • Purchasing
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Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA NAICS 522210 revenue limit?

    Businesses with an annual revenue under $600,000,000 are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 522210?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Credit Card Issuing was $128,859,672,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 522210?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Credit Card Issuing was $5,233,864,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 522210?

    The number of reported paid employees is 65,126.