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 2016)

President & CEO

Ichiro Hamakawa

Number of Employees


(as of September 2016)

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, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Toyota Financial Services Corporation, ORIX Corporation, TIS Inc., etc.

(as of March 2016)

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 2016)

Annual Transaction Volume

25,500 billion yen
(FY 2015 (April 2015 thru March 2016))
*Includes estimates.


100.9 million

(as of September 2016)

Japan 77.6million
Outside Japan 23.3million
*Includes other payment related products.


31.9 million

(as of September 2016)

Japan 10.1million
Outside Japan 21.8million
*Total number of contracts including other payment related services.Includes estimates.

JCB Figures

Net Revenue : $2,389million
Operating Expenses : $2,162million
Operating Profit : $226million
Current Profit : $232million
Net Income (recurring profit) : $153million
(FY 2015 (April 2015 thru March 2016))
*$1=¥112.68, exchange rate of March 31, 2016

JCB Plaza Lounge, Plaza

62 locations

(as of March 2016)

JCB Card Issuing Network

23 countries, and territories

(as of September 2016)