NAICS 561422

What is the NAICS code 561422?

The NAICS code 561422 is applied to those industries related to Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers.

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating call centers that initiate or receive communications via telephone, facsimile, email, or other communication modes for purposes such as: (1) promoting products or services, (2) taking orders, (3) soliciting contributions, and (4) providing information or assistance regarding products or services. Telemarketing bureaus and other contact centers provide these services on behalf of clients and do not own the products or provide the services that they are representing, or they serve other establishments of the same enterprise.

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 561422 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 56 - Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • 561 - Administrative and Support Services
  • 5614 - Business Support Services
  • 56142 - Telephone Call Centers
  • 561422 - Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 561422


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 561422 has the following cross-references:

  • Answering telephone calls and relaying messages are classified in U.S. Industry 561421, Telephone Answering Services.
  • Gathering, recording, tabulating, and presenting marketing and public opinion data, that may include telephone canvassing services are classified in Industry 541910, Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling.
  • Organizing and conducting charitable fundraising campaigns on a contract or fee basis, that may include telephone solicitation services are classified in U.S. Industry 561499, All Other Business Support Services.
  • Providing automated data processing services and computing infrastructure for call centers are classified in Industry 518210, Computing Infrastructure Providers, Data Processing, Web Hosting, and Related Services.
  • Providing restaurant meal and grocery order and delivery services (i.e., independent order and delivery services) are classified in Industry 492210, Local Messengers and Local Delivery.
  • Wholesale or retail sales are classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade, or Sector 44-45, Retail Trade.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers industry (NAICS Code 561422):

  • Customer service call centers
  • Floral wire services (i.e., telemarketing services)
  • Online customer service centers
  • Telemarketing bureaus
  • Telemarketing services on a contract or fee basis
  • Telephone call centers (e.g., customer service centers, telemarketing services)
  • Telephone solicitation services on a contract or fee basis
  • Wire services (i.e., telemarketing services), floral

NAICS 561422

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