Program Level
Federal

Certification & Administration Level
State

Program Authority

49 CFR Part 26

Applicability

Transportation contracts funded at least in part with USDOT financial assistance

Mechanism
Contract goals

Application fee
None

Reciprocity
UCP

Certification Term
Perpetual, must be updated annually

Application
Electronic only
Eligibility

Small, for-profit businesses at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals

Business Size
$23.98 million; SBA size standards for industry also apply

Personal Net Worth
$1.32 million

Citizen
US citizen or lawful permanent resident

Minimum Time in Business
Operational