Q: NAICS - What are they, and where do I find them?
A: Beginning in 1997, the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes began replacing SIC codes. This six-digit code is a major revision that not only provides codes for newer industries, but also reorganizes the categories on a production/process-oriented basis.
The NAICS system was developed jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau in cooperation with the U.S. Economic Classification Policy Committee, Statistics Canada, and Mexicoís Institutio Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia, e Informatics. This new, uniform, industry-wide classification system has been designed as the index for statistical reporting of all economic activities of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Within your CCR Registration, you can enter or update this data field on the "Goods and Services" page. On this page, you will find a link to the NAICS search page within the Census Bureauís web site. This search page allows you to search by keyword for the appropriate NAICS codes for your organization.