Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Preparation (DBE)

What are the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification?

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) is a certification issued by the US Department of Transportation for disadvantaged owner-owned businesses.

DOT distributes substantial funds each year to finance construction projects initiated by state and local governments, public transit, and airport agencies.

What are the benefits of obtaining the DBE certification?

  • Expands opportunities to participate in federally - funded projects.
  • Become accessible to prime contractors needing to fulfill DBE participation goal requirements. 
  • Listings in official directories used by prime contractors.
  • Increases opportunities to network at events such as procurement fairs and pre-bids.
  • What are the requirements to obtain the DBE certification?

  • Be a for-profit business that performs or seeks to perform transportation related work for a recipient of Federal Transit Administration, Federal Highway Administration, or Federal Aviation Administration funds.
  • The business must not be affiliated with another firm in such a way as to compromise its independence and control.
  • The Disadvantaged Owner must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or a lawfully admitted permanent resident.
  • Be at least 51 percent owned and controlled by a disadvantaged owner.
  • Have full control over the daily management, decision-making and strategic policy of the company.
  • Be the highest paid person in the company.
  • Work full time for the business.
  • Be the highest official in the company Disadvantaged owner(s) must have the ownership and officer position for at least 6 months.
  • Have an adjusted net worth of less than $1.32 million.
  • You can choose one or more services from the list below:

  • In-Depth Eligibility Analysis for Business Certifications.
  • Certification Application Form Review and Required Documentation Complete Explanation.
  • Consulting service by the hour.
  • Preparation of the certification application from start to finish.
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    There are several ways in which we can help you:

  • In-Depth Eligibility Analysis for Business Certifications: Our specialists will review your documents and give you a realistic assessment of what is missing and provide you a set of recommendations so you can continue on your own.
  • Become accessible to prime contractors needing to fulfill DBE participation goal requirements. 
  • Consulting service by the hour: You do your certification on your own and when you encounter specific questions or need guidance, we are here to help. (charged by the hour)
  • Increases opportunities to network at events such as procurement fairs and pre-bids.
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