Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification (M/WSB) Certification 

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certifications are for minority-owned and women-owned businesses seeking opportunities for state, county and city government and special jurisdiction (e.g., hospitals and universities) contracts.

To Qualify

The business must

and the business owner must

The business owner also should expect a phone interview as well as possible site visit, which includes office, shop, and job site when applicable [OAR 123-200-1300(6)]

How to Apply

  1. Use the checklist to gather all necessary records.
  2. Go to Business Oregon's vendor to access the e-application and apply for M/WBE Certification

If you do not have the ability to access the e-application process please send us an email to receive a hard copy application.

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page