Corporate Overview of JCB

JCB – a leader in the payments industry

JCB Head Office

JCB Co., Ltd. established in 1961 as a pioneering credit card payment system to the people of Japan. From the very start it was focused on providing new opportunities built on the emerging needs and aspirations of its customers.

Company Name

JCB Co., Ltd.


January 25, 1961


10.6 billion yen

(as of March 2017)

President & CEO

Ichiro Hamakawa

Number of Employees


(as of September 2017)

Major Business Areas

Credit card operations, providing credit card operation services, financing, credit guarantee, collections, gift card and certificate issuing and sales

Head Office

Aoyama Rise Square 5-1-22 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8686

Major Shareholders

JCB Employee Shareholding Association, MUFG Bank, Ltd., Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Toyota Financial Services Corporation, ORIX Corporation, TIS Inc., etc.

(as of 1 April 2018)

Affiliated Companies

JCB Service Co., Ltd.
JCB International Co., Ltd.
Japan Card Network Co., Ltd.
JMS Co., Ltd.
JCB EQSe Co., Ltd.

Overseas Affiliates

JCB International Business Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
JCB International (Asia) Ltd.
JCB International (Taiwan) Co., Ltd.
JCB Card International (Korea) Co., Ltd.
JCB International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
JCB International Holding (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
JCB International (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
PT JCB International Indonesia
JCB International (Oceania) Pty Ltd.
JCB International Credit Card Co., Ltd.
JCB International (Micronesia) Ltd.
JCB International (Europe) Ltd.
JCB International (Italy) S.p.A.
JCB International do Brasil Administradora de Cartões de Pagamento Ltda.
JCB International (Eurasia) LLC

(as of June 2017)

Annual Transaction Volume

$236.8 billion
*Includes estimates.

(FY 2016 (April 2016 thru March 2017))


110.7 million

Japan 85.5million
Outside Japan 25.3million
*Includes other payment related products.

(as of September 2017)


About 30 million

(as of September 2017)

JCB Figures

Net Revenue : $2,471million
Operating Expenses : $2,219million
Operating Profit : $251million
Current Profit : $260million
Net Income (recurring profit) : $191million
*$1=¥112.19, exchange rate of March 31, 2017

(FY 2016 (April 2016 thru March 2017))

JCB Card Issuing Network

23 countries, and territories

(as of September 2017)