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Four Digit National Association of NAICS Codes

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The NAICS codes are reviewed and revised every 5 years.

Question 7 of Bankruptcy Official Form 201 requires non-individual debtors to list the 4-digit NACIS Code that best describes their business. The 4-digit NACIS Code is a "parent" of the 6-digit NACIS Code the debtor may use for their tax records or for other business purposes. If you know the debtor's 6-digit NACIS Code, the first four digits should be used to complete question 7. If you do not know the 6-digit NACIS Code, please pick the 4-digit code that best describes the debtor's business.