Program Level
Federal

Certification & Administration Level
National

Program Authority

13 CFR Part 127

Applicability

Federal procurement in industries where women-owned small businesses are under-represented

Mechanism
Sole source, Set-aside

Application fee
None (unless applying through third-party certifications)

Reciprocity
None

Certification Term
Yearly

Application
Electronic only
Eligibility

Small businesses at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more economically disadvantaged women

Business Size
SBA size standards

Personal Net Worth
EDWOSB $750,000

Citizen
US citizen or lawful permanent resident

Minimum Time in Business
6 months