NACE Code Classification Index

The NACE code is the common basis for statistical classifications of economic activities within Ireland. The four digit NACE code and general nature of activity must correspond with the proposed company’s principal objective in the accompanying memorandum of association.

Your companies purpose must be outlined in its memorandum of association and given a corresponding NACE code. When we incorporate your company we do this for you, we just need to know the principal activity of your company.

Nace Code Section A – DG

Nace Code Section DH – DN

Nace Code Section E – I

Nace Code Section J – Q

Section AAgriculture, hunting and forestryA
Section BFishingB
Section CMining and quarryingC
Subsection CAMining and quarrying of energy producing materialsCA
10Mining of coal and lignite; extraction of peat10
11Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas;
service activities incidental to oil and gas extraction, excluding surveying
11
Subsection CBMining and quarrying, except of energy producing
materials
CB
13Mining of metal ores13
14Other mining and quarrying14
Section DManufacturingD
Subsection DAManufacture of food products, beverages and
tobacco
DA
Subsection DBManufacture of textiles and textile productsDB
18Manufacture of wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing
of fur
18
Subsection DCManufacture of leather and leather productsDC
19Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of
luggage, handbags, saddlery, harness and footwear
19
Subsection DDManufacture of wood and wood productsDD
20Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork,
except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
20
Subsection DEManufacture of pulp, paper and paper products;
publishing and printing
DE
22Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded
media
22
Subsection DFManufacture of coke, refined petroleum products
and nuclear fuel
DF
Subsection DGManufacture of chemicals, chemical products and
man-made fibres
DG
Subsection DHManufacture of rubber and plastic productsDH
Subsection DIManufacture of other non-metallic mineral productsDI
Subsection DJManufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal
products
DJ
28Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except
machinery and equipment
28
Subsection DKManufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.DK
30Manufacture of office machinery and computers30
31Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus
n.e.c.
31
32Manufacture of radio, television and communication
equipment and apparatus
32
33Manufacture of medical, precision and optical
instruments, watches and clocks
33
Subsection DMManufacture of transport equipmentDM
34Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and
semi-trailers
34
35Manufacture of other transport equipment35
Subsection DNManufacturing n.e.c.DN
36Manufacture of furniture; manufacturing n.e.c.36
37Recycling37
Section EElectricity, gas and water supplyE
40Electricity, gas, steam and hot water supply40
41Collection, purification and distribution of water41
Section FConstructionF
Section GWholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles,
motorcycles and personal and household goods
G
50Sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and
motorcycles; retail sale of automotive fuel
50
51Wholesale trade and commission trade, except of motor
vehicles and motorcycles
51
52Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and
motorcycles; repair of personal and household goods
52
Section HHotels and restaurantsH
Section ITransport, storage and communicationI
60Land transport; transport via pipelines60
61Water transport61
62Air transport62
63Supporting and auxiliary transport activities;
activities of travel agencies
63
64Post and telecommunications64
Section JFinancial intermediationJ
65Financial intermediation, except insurance and
pension funding
65
67Activities auxiliary to financial intermediation67
Section KReal estate, renting and business activitiesK
71Renting of machinery and equipment without operator
and of personal and household goods
71
72Computer and related activities72
73Research and development73
74Other business activities74
Section LPublic administration and defence; compulsory social
security
L
Section MEducationM
Section NHealth and social workN
Section OOther community, social and personal service
activities
O
92Recreational, cultural and sporting activities92
Section PPrivate households with employed personsP
Section QExtra-territorial organizations and bodiesQ