Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

Department of Transportation


Certification for minority and women-owned firms. Required by Federal Register, Vol. 45, No. 63 – 49 CFR.

Code Citation N/A

Who Applies Minority and female owned businesses wishing to become certified disadvantaged business enterprises.

When To Apply Application can be made at any time.

Initial Requirements Applicants must comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

Duration Ongoing, provided business size and ownership requirements are met.

Processing Time Approximately three months.

Fee Structure No fees.

Renewal Requirements DOT conducts an annual review of all certified DBEs.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

Services Provided

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Contact Information
Danny Wagener
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010