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Do you want to do business with the city government?

Get Certified!

Download the application HERE

Review these six steps, before you begin to complete the M/WBE Certification Application Questions:


Step 1: Does your business enterprise meet M/WBE eligibility requirements?

Step 2: Is your business already M/WBE certified?


Step 3: Is your business registered with the City of New York?


Step 4: Do you have the require supporting documents


Step 5: Want an opportunity to certify with other agencies?


Step 6: Complete, sign and submit your M/WBE certification application

Eligibility requirements for

M/WBE certification:

  1. The business has been in operation for at least 1 year

  2. The business is located in New York City or maintains a real and substantial presence in the geographic market of New York City

  3. The business’ legal structure must be one of the following

  • Business / General partnership

  • Limited Partnership

  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)

  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

  • Corporation

   4. The business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a U.S. citizen(s) or U.S. permanent resident(s) that are women and/or member(s) of a designated minority group(s)

If you need any assistance or have any questions about the application, please visit one of the NYC Business Solutions locations listed below:


400 East Fordham Road

(Entrance on Webster Avenue)

7th Floor


9 Bond Street

5th Floor

Lower Manhattan

79 John Street

Washington Heights

560 West 181st Street

2nd Floor


90-27 Sutphin Boulevard

4th Floor

Upper Manhattan

361 West 125th Street

2nd Floor

Staten Island

120 Stuyvesant Place

3rd Floor