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Prepare Your DBE Certification Application Package

To become DBE-Certified, you must prove ownership, meet size standards, show financial stability, and be a member of a socio-economically disadvantaged group. The application can seem long and complex, and it examines your business and personal finances. You will need to answer a series of questions, submit forms, and host a site inspection.

It’s a thorough process but do not be discouraged! For many businesses the DBE certification is a crucial part of their growth, opening doors to new opportunities.

Demonstrate Owner Disadvantaged Status

Show that your Business is Independent and Financially Sound

Demonstrate Business Capability

Describe Management Practices and List Employees