What Is A NAICS Code?

NAICS Codes are numbers that indicate your primary line of business. The code merely describes your revenue-producing business activity and is shared by all businesses with the same line of business.

How do I get a NAICS Code? Has one been assigned to me?

NAICS is a self-assigned system. No one assigns you a NAICS Code. Use our online search tools, figure out the code that is closest to your line of business, and that’s your code. Provide it to anyone who asks for it.

Does everyone have one?

Yes. As long as you are a business you must have a business activity. Your code
describes that activity.

Can I use more than one code?

Yes. Most businesses have more than one revenue-producing line of business. How do I find my SIC Code or, I have my SIC Code, How do I find my NAICS Code?
Both an SIC and NAICS code and description will be provided by thwe search tool upon completing the form.

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