How to Apply for Certification

  • You are encouraged to review the Pre-Certification Self-Assessment to determine whether you meet the eligibility requirements for WBE/MBE/DVB certification prior to completing the on-line application.
  • Complete an online application and upload the required documentation.  Review all online instructions carefully.  The online application can be found here:  Documents can also be uploaded to this secure site.
  • You must provide access to the business facilities and key personnel for the state Certification Consultant's on-site visit.
  • (DVB/WBE only) A $150 certification fee is required. Please make checks payable to "Department of Administration."  Checks can be mailed to:

MBE/DVB/WBE Certification Consultant
Department of Administration
PO Box 7970
Madison, WI 53707

Once all of the certification materials have been received, the certification process generally takes 4-6 weeks.