Business Certifications Overview

Learn about what types of certifications you or your business qualify for.

DBE Certification

The DBE program is a federal certification for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Small businesses that are independently owned and controlled in both substance and form by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons may be eligible for certification.

Section 3 Certification

The City of Mobile's Community and Housing Development Department partners with small businesses for building and renovation projects. If you are a resident of public housing, receive public assistance, or if you are a small business owner, you may be eligible to participate in City housing contracts through Section 3 certification.