Blocket Merchant Category Codes

 

The Purchasing Card may not be used for food, travel, registration fees, entertainment, cash (gift cards and postage are not allowed) and other categories as included in the Blocked Merchant Category Code list.

 

3000 - 3299
Airlines
3351 - 3440
Automobile Rentals
3501 - 3722
Hotels and Motels
4011
Railroads
4111
Local/Suburban Commuter Passenger Transportation, Including Ferries
4112
Passenger Railways
4121
Taxicabs/Limousines
4411
Steamship/Cruise Lines
4511
Airlines, Air Carriers (Not Elsewhere Classified)
4582
Airports, Flying Fields, Airport Terminals
4722
Travel Agencies
4723
TUI Travel
4761
Transportation/Travel-Related Arrangement Services-Mail or Telephone Order (Excluding Travel Agencies)
4784
Toll and Bridge Fees
4789
Transportation Services (Not Elsewhere Classified)
4821
Telegraph Services
4829
Wire Transfer - Money Orders
4900
Utilities - Electric, Gas, Water, Sanitary
5172
Petroleum & Petroleum Products
5271
Mobile Home Dealers
5309
Duty Free Stores
5541
Service Stations (with or without ancillary services)
5542
Automated Fuel Dispensers
5598
Snowmobile Dealers
5681
Furriers & Fur Shops
5812
Eating Places, Restaurants
5813
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) Bars, Taverns, Cocktail Lounges, Nightclubs, Discotheques
5921
Package Stores - Beer, Wine & Liquor
5933
Pawn Shops
5960
Direct Marketing Insurance Svcs.
5962
Direct Marketing Travel-Related Arrangement Services
5963
Direct Selling Establishments/Door-to-Door Sales
5966
Outbound Telemarketing Merchant
5993
Cigar Stores & Stands
5997
Electric Razor Stores - Sales & Service
6010
Financial Institutions - Manual Cash Disbursements
6011
Financial Institutions - Automated Cash Disbursements
6012
Financial Institutions - Merchandise & Svcs.
6051
Non-Financial Institutions -- Foreign Currency, Money Orders ( not wire transfer), and Travelers Cheques
6211
Security Brokers/Dealers
6300
Insurance Sales & Underwriting
6381
Insurance Premiums
6399
Insurance (Not Elsewhere Classified)
6611
Overpayments
6760
Savings Bonds
7011
Lodging _ Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Central Reservation Svcs., (Not Elsewhere Classified)
7012
Timeshares
7230
Barber & Beauty Shops
7273
Dating & Escort Svcs.
7276
Tax Preparation Service
7277
Counseling Svc - Debt, Marriage, Personal
7278
Buying-Shopping Svcs., Clubs
7280
Hospital Patient Personal Funds Withdrawal Accounts
7295
Baby-sitting Services
7297
Massage Parlors
7298
Health & Beauty Spas
7321
Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies
7349
Cleaning & Maintenance
7361
Employment Agencies, Temporary Help Services
7392
Management, Consulting and Public Relations Services
7393
Detective Agencies, Protective Services, and Security Services, Including Armored Cars and Guard Dogs
7512
Car Rental Agencies (Not Elsewhere Classified)
7519
Motor Home & Recreational Vehicle Rentals
7524
Express Payment Service Merchants - Parking Lots
7542
Car Washes
7833
Express Payment Service Merchants - Motion Picture Theaters
7929
Bands, Orchestras, Entertainers
7995
Betting (Including Lottery Tickets, Casino Gaming Chips, Off-track Betting & Wagers)
7997
Membership Clubs (Sports, Recreation, Athletic), Country Clubs, Private Golf Courses
8011
Doctors
8021
Dentists, Orthodontists
8031
Osteopaths
8041
Chiropractors
8042
Optometrists, Opthamologists
8043
Opticians
8044
Optical Goods & Eyeglasses
8049
Chiropodists, Podiatrists
8050
Nursing & Personal Care Facilities
8062
Hospitals
8111
Legal Services, Attorneys
8211
Elementary and Secondary Schools
8241
Correspondence Schools
8244
Business & Secretarial Schools
8249
Vocational & Trade Schools
8299
Schools & Educational Services (Not Elsewhere Classified)
8351
Child Care Services
8398
Charitable & Social Service Organizations
8641
Civic, Social, and Fraternal Associations
8651
Political Organizations
8661
Religious Organizations
8675
Automobile Associations
8931
Accounting, Auditing, and Bookkeeping Services
9211
Court Costs, Including Alimony and Child Support)
9222
Fines
9223
Bail and Bond Payment
9311
Tax Payments
9411
Government Loan Payments
9700
Automated Rental Service
9751
UK Supermarkets - Electronic Hot File (For Regional Use Only)
9752
UK Petrol Stations - Electronic Hot File (For Regional Use Only)