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Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Certification Program

Operating & Renewing

Operating Requirements

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    M/WBE certification is valid for five years from the date on the confirmation letter.
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      In order to maintain your business’ M/WBE status during the certification period, you are required to submit an affirmation form each year to confirm that there have been no material change in ownership, operation, or control of the business. Annual affirmations can be submitted via SBS Connect. A reminder will be sent via email 45 days prior to the anniversary of certification.

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        Requests to change your authorized representative should be emailed to the SBS Certification Unit at Please provide your business contact details, and use the subject line: "Change to Authorized Representative".
        • Ready to Renew?

          Steps to renew online:

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          Use SBS Connect to renew a certification online. You will need to submit an abbreviated version of the certification application. 
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            If you have any questions regarding renewal, please email the SBS Certification Unit at Please include your full name, contact details and certification status along with your inquiry.