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Merchant Category Code (MCC) Glossary

Agricultural Services

MCCs 0001–1499

MCCDescription
0742Veterinary Services
0743Agricultural Cooperatives
0780Horticultural and Landscaping Services

Contracted Services

MCCs 1500–2999

MCCDescription
1520General Contractors–Residential and Commercial
1711Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing Contractors
1731Electrical Contractors
1740Insulation, Masonry, Plastering, Stonework and Tile
Setting Contractors
1750Carpentry Contractors
1761Roofing and Siding, Sheet Metal Work Contractors
1771Concrete Work Contractors
1799Contractors, Special Trade Contractors–not
elsewhere classified
2741Miscellaneous Publishing and Printing
2791Typesetting, Plate Making and Related Services
2842Sanitation, Polishing and Specialty Cleaning
Preparations

Airlines

MCCs 3000–3299

 

Car Rental

MCCs 3300–3499

 

Lodging/Hotels/Motels/Resorts

MCCs 3500–3999

Transportation Services

MCCs 4000–4799

MCCDescription
4011Railroads–Freight
4111Transportation–Suburban and Local Commuter
Passenger, including Ferries
4112Passenger Railways
4119Ambulance Services
4121Taxicabs and Limousines
4131Bus Lines
4214Motor Freight Carriers,Trucking–Local/Long Distance,
Moving and Storage Companies, Local Delivery
4215Courier Services–Air and Ground, Freight Forwarders
4225Public Warehousing–Farm Products, Refrigerated
Goods, Household Goods Storage
4411Cruise Lines
4457Boat Leases and Boat Rentals
4468Marinas, Marine Service/Supplies
4511Air Carriers, Airlines–not elsewhere classified
4582Airports, Airport Terminals, Flying Fields
4722Travel Agencies and Tour Operators
4723Package Tour Operators (Germany Only)
4761Telemarketing of Travel Related Services and
Vitamins
4784Bridge and Road Fees, Tolls
4789Transportation Services Not Elsewhere Classified

Utility Services

MCCs 4800–4999

MCCDescription
4812Telecommunication Equipment Including Telephone
Sales
4813Key-Entry Telecom Merchant providing single
local and long-distance phone calls using a central
access number in a non-face-to-face environment
using key entry
4814Telecommunication Services including but not
limited to prepaid phone services and recurring
phone services
4816Computer Network/Information Services
4821Telegraph Services
4829Wire Transfer Money Orders
Money Transfer
4899Cable, Satellite, and Other Pay Television and Radio
Services
4900Utilities–Electric, Gas, Heating Oil, Sanitary, Water

Retail

MCCs 5000–5599

MCCDescription
5013Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts
5021Office and Commercial Furniture
5039Construction Materials Not Elsewhere Classified
5044Office, Photographic, Photocopy and Microfilm
Equipment
5045Computers, Computer Peripheral Equipment,
Software
5046Commercial Equipment Not Elsewhere Classified
5047Dental/Laboratory/Medical/Ophthalmic Hospital
Equipment and Supplies
5051Metal Service Centers and Offices
5056Electrical Parts and Equipment
5072Hardware Equipment and Supplies
5074Plumbing and Heating Equipment
5085Industrial Supplies Not Elsewhere Classified
5094Precious Stones and Metals, Watches and Jewelry
5099Durable Goods Not Elsewhere Classified
5111Stationery, Office Supplies, Printing and Writing
Paper
5122Drugs, Drug Proprietors and Druggists Sundries
5131Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods
5137Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Uniforms and
Commercial Clothing
5139Commercial Footware
5169Chemicals and Allied Products Not Elsewhere
Classified
5172Petroleum and Petroleum Products
5192Books, Periodicals and Newspapers
5193Florists Supplies, Nursery Stock and Flowers
5198Paints, Varnishes and Supplies
5199Non-Durable Goods Not Elsewhere Classified
5200Home Supply Warehouse Stores
5211Building Materials, Lumber Stores
5231Glass, Paint, Wallpaper Stores
5251Hardware Stores
5261Lawn and Garden Supply Stores
5271Mobile Home Dealers
5299Warehouse Club Gas
5300Wholesale Clubs
5309Duty Free Stores
5310Discount Stores
5311Department Stores
5331Variety Stores
5399Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
5411Grocery Stores, Supermarkets, Groceries
5422Freezer and Locker Meat Provisioners
5441Candy, Nut and Confectionery Stores
5451Dairy Products Stores
5462Bakeries
5499Miscellaneous Food Stores–Convenience Stores,
Markets, Specialty Stores, and Vending Machines
Groceries
5511Automobile and Truck Dealers–Sales, Service,
Repairs, Parts and Leasing
5521Automobile and Truck Dealers–(Used Only)–Sales
5532Automotive Tire Stores
5533Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores
5541Service Stations (With or Without Ancillary
Services)
5542Fuel Dispenser, Automated
5551Boat Dealers
5561Camper Dealers, Recreational and Utility Trailers
5571Motorcycle Shops and Dealers
5592Motor Home Dealers
5598Snowmobile Dealers
5599Miscellaneous Automotive, Aircraft, and Farm
Equipment Dealers–Not Elsewhere Classified

Clothing Stores

MCCs 5600–5699

MCCDescription
5611Men’s and Boys’ Clothing and Accessories Stores
5621Women’s Ready to Wear Stores
5631Women’s Accessory and Specialty Stores
Fashion & Accessories
5641Children’s and Infants’ Wear Stores
5651Family Clothing Stores
5655Sports Apparel, and Riding Apparel Stores
5661Shoe Stores
5681Furriers and Fur Shops
5691Men’s and Women’s Clothing Stores
Fashion & Accessories
5697Alterations, Mending, Seamstresses, Tailors
5698Wig and Toupee Shops
5699Accessory and Apparel Stores–Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Stores

MCCs 5700–7299

MCCDescription
5712Equipment, Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
(except Appliances)
5713Floor Covering Stores
5714Drapery, Upholstery and Window Coverings Stores
5718Fireplace, Fireplace Screens and Accessories Stores
5719Miscellaneous House Furnishing Specialty Shops
5722Household Appliance Stores
5732Electronics Sales
Audio & electronics
5733Music Stores–Musical Instruments, Pianos and
Sheet Music
5734Computer Software Stores
5735Record Shops
Entertainment & Gaming
5811Caterers
5812Eating Places and Restaurants, Dining
5813Bars, Cocktail Lounges, Discotheques, Nightclubs
and Taverns–Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
5814Fast Food Restaurants
5815Digital Goods: Books, Movies, Music V
5816Digital Goods: Games
5817Digital Goods: Applications (Excludes Games)
5818Digital Goods: Large Digital Goods Merchant (Visa)
Digital Goods: Multi-Category (Mastercard)
5912Drug Stores and Pharmacies
5921Package Stores–Beer, Wine and Liquor
5931Second Hand Stores, Used Merchandise Stores
5932Antique Shops–Sales, Repairs and Restoration
Services
5933Pawn Shops
5935Wrecking and Salvage Yards
5937Antique Reproduction Stores
5940Bicycle Shops–Sales and Service
5941Sporting Goods Stores
5942Book Stores
5943Office, School Supply and Stationery Stores
5944Clock, Jewelry, Watch and Silverware Stores
5945Game, Toy and Hobby Shops
5946Camera and Photographic Supply Stores
5947Card, Gift, Novelty and Souvenir Shops
5948Leather Goods and Luggage Stores
5949Fabric, Needlework, Piece Goods and Sewing Stores
5950Crystal and Glassware Stores
5960Direct Marketing Insurance Services
5961Mail Order Houses Including Catalog Order Stores
5962Direct Marketing–Travel Related Arrangement
Services
5963Door-to-Door Sales
5964Direct Marketing–Catalog Merchants
5965Direct Marketing–Combination Catalog and Retail
Merchant
5966Direct Marketing–Outbound Telemarketing Merchants
5967Direct Marketing–Inbound Telemarketing Merchants
5968Direct Marketing–Continuity/Subscription Merchants
5969Direct Marketing–Other Direct Marketers–Not
Elsewhere Classified
5970Artist Supply Stores, Craft Shops
5971Art Dealers and Galleries
5972Stamp and Coin Stores–Philatelic and Numismatic
Supplies
5973Religious Goods Stores
5974Rubber Stamp Store
5975Hearing Aids–Sales, Service, Supply Stores
5976Orthopedic Goods–Artificial Limb Stores
5977Cosmetic Stores
5978Typewriter Stores–Rentals, Sales, Service
5983Fuel Dealers–Coal, Fuel Oil, Liquefied Petroleum,
Wood
5992Florists
5993Cigar Stores and Stands
5994News Dealers and Newsstands
5995Pet Shops, Pet Food and Supplies
5996Swimming Pools–Sales and Supplies
5997Electric Razor Stores–Sales and Service
5998Tent and Awning Shops
5999Miscellaneous and Specialty Retail Stores
6010Member Financial Institution–Manual Cash
Disbursements
6011Member Financial Institution–Automated Cash
Disbursements
6012Member Financial Institution–Merchandise And
Services
6050Quasi Cash–Member Financial Institution
6051Quasi Cash–Merchant
6211Securities–Brokers and Dealers
6236Aero Servicio Carabobo
6300Insurance Sales, Underwriting and Premiums
6381Insurance–Premiums
6513Real Estate Agents and Managers–Rentals
6529Remote Stored Value Load — Member Financial
Institution
6530Remove Stored Value Load — Merchant
6535Value Purchase–Member Financial Institution
6536MoneySend Intracountry
6537MoneySend Intercountry
6538MoneySend Funding
6539Funding Transaction (Excluding MoneySend)
6540POI (Point of Interaction) Funding Transactions
(Excluding MoneySend)
6611Overpayments
6760Savings Bonds
7011Lodging–Hotels, Motels, Resorts–not elsewhere
classified
7012Timeshares
7032Sporting and Recreational Camps
7033Campgrounds and Trailer Parks
7210Cleaning, Garment and Laundry Services
7211Laundry Services–Family and Commercial
7216Dry Cleaners
7217Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
7221Photographic Studios
7230Barber and Beauty Shops
7251Hat Cleaning Shops, Shoe Repair Shops, Shoe
Shine Parlors
7261Funeral Service and Crematories
7273Dating Services
7276Tax Preparation Service
7277Debt, Marriage, Personal–Counseling Services
7278Buying/Shopping Clubs, Services
7280Hospital Patient-Personal Funds Withdrawal
7295Babysitting Services
7296Clothing Rental–Costumes, Uniforms and Formal
Wear
7297Massage Parlors
7298Health and Beauty Spas
7299Other Services–Not Elsewhere Classified

Business Services

MCCs 7300–7999

MCCDescription
7311Advertising Services
7321Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies
7332Blueprinting and Photocopying Services
7333Commercial Art, Graphics, Photography
7338Quick Copy, Reproduction and Blueprinting Services
7339Stenographic and Secretarial Support Services
7342Exterminating and Disinfecting Services
7349Cleaning and Maintenance, Janitorial Services
7361Employment Agencies and Temporary Help Services
7372Computer Programming, Data Processing and
Integrated System Design Services
7375Information Retrieval Services
7379Computer Maintenance, Repair And Services–Not
Elsewhere Classified
7392Consulting, Management and Public Relations
Services
7393Detective Agencies, Protective Agencies, Security
Services including Armored Cars, Guard Dogs
7394Equipment Rental and Leasing Services, Furniture
Rental, Tool Rental
7395Photo Developing, Photofinishing Laboratories
7399Business Services Not Elsewhere Classified
7512Automobile Rental Agency–Not Elsewhere
Classified
7513Truck Rental
7519Motor Home and Recreational Vehicle Rental
7523Automobile Parking Lots and Garages
7524Express Payment Service Merchants–Parking Lots
and Garages
7531Automotive Body Repair Shops
7534Tire Retreading and Repair Shops
7535Automotive Paint Shops
7538Automotive Service Shops
7542Car Washes
7549Towing Services
7622Electronic Repair Shops
7623Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair Shops
7629Appliance Repair Shops, Electrical and Small
7631Clock, Jewelry and Watch Repair Shops
7641Furniture–Reupholstery, Repair and Refinishing
7692Welding Repair
7699Miscellaneous Repair Shops and Related Services
7800Government Owned Lottery
7801Government-Licensed Casinos (Online or Internet
Gambling)
7802Government-Licensed Horse/Dog Racing
7829Motion Picture and Video Tape Production and
Distribution
7832Motion Picture Theaters
7833Express Payment Service — Motion Picture Theater
7841DVD/Video Tape Rental Stores
7911Dance Halls, Schools and Studios
7922Theatrical Producers (Except Motion Pictures),
Ticket Agencies
7929Bands, Orchestras and Miscellaneous Entertainers–
Not Elsewhere Classified
7932Pool and Billiard Establishments
7933Bowling Alleys
7941Athletic Fields, Commercial Sports, Professional
Sports Clubs, Sports Promoters
7991Tourist Attractions and Exhibits
7992Golf Courses, Public
7993Video Amusement Game Supplies
7994Video Game Arcades and Establishments
7995Gambling Transactions
Betting (Sportsbook, fantasy, social gaming; when
regulated and not covered by other MCCs)
7996Amusement Parks, Carnivals, Circuses, Carnivals,
Fortune Tellers
7997Clubs–Country Clubs, Membership (Athletic,
Recreation, Sports), Private Golf Courses
7998Aquariums, Dolphinariums, Zoos and Seaquariums
7999Recreation Services–Not Elsewhere Classified

Professional Services and Membership Organisations

MCCs 8000–8999

MCCDescription
8011Doctors–not elsewhere classified
8021Dentists and Orthodontists
8031Osteopathic Physicians
8041Chiropractors
8042Optometrists and Ophthalmologists
8043Opticians, Optical Goods and Eyeglasses
8044Optical Goods and Eyeglasses
8049Chiropodists, Podiatrists
8050Nursing and Personal Care Facilities
8062Hospitals
8071Dental and Medical Laboratories
8099Health Practitioners, Medical Services–Not
Elsewhere Classified
8111Attorneys, Legal Services
8211Schools, Elementary and Secondary
8220Colleges, Universities, Professional Schools and
Junior Colleges
8241Schools, Correspondence
8244Schools, Business and Secretarial
8249Schools, Trade and Vocational
8299Schools And Educational Services–Not Elsewhere
Classified
8351Child Care Services
8398Organisations, Charitable and Social Service
8641Associations–Civic, Social and Fraternal
8651Organisations, Political
8661Organisations, Religious
8675Automobile Associations
8699Organisations, Membership–Not Elsewhere
Classified
8734Testing Laboratories (Non-Medical)
8743Testing Laboratories (Non-Medical)
8911Architectural, Engineering and Surveying Services
8931Accounting, Auditing and Bookkeeping Services
8999Professional Services–Not Elsewhere Classified

Government Services

MCCs 9000–9999

MCCDescription
9034I-Purchasing Pilot
9211Court Costs Including Alimony and Child Support
9222Fines
9223Bail and Bond Payments
9311Tax Payments
9399Government Services–Not Elsewhere Classified
9401I-Purchasing Pilot
9402Postal Services–Government Only
9405Intra-Government Purchases–Government Only
9700Automated Referral Service
9701Visa Credential Server
9702GCAS Emergency Services
9751UK Supermarkets, Electronic Hot File
9752UK Petrol Stations, Electronic Hot File
9754Gambling-Horse, Dog Racing, State Lottery
9950Intra-Company Purchases

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