2007 NAICS Definition
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, Rail Transportation, and long-distance telephone cards in Subsector 517, Telecommunications.
Index entries that bring you to this industry:
- Banks, credit card
- Charge card issuing
- Credit card banks
- Credit card issuing
- Issuing, credit card