How to find your Standard Industrial classification (SIC) code
Please use this simple guide to find the SIC code for your business:
Visit the following Companies House web page.
This will bring up a full SIC code list. You must use the 2007 list to find your SIC code
a) Look through the list to find the 5 digit code against your type of business; or
b) Use the search facility (example below):
Example 1 - my business is Management Consultancy:
- In the search box type 'management' or 'consult'
- Find business activity – in this case it is SIC 70229
Example 2 - my business is an Antique shop:
- In the search box type 'antiques'
- Find business activity – in this case it is SIC 47791
If you are still struggling to find your SIC code a search on a common search engine may help.
You should however check any code against the list on the page at paragraph 1 above.