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Oregon's state agencies are available to help you start your business journey, or meet you where you are to help you expand, grow, and succeed

Certification for Minority, Women, Veteran, & Small Business Owners

Oregon's Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity offers a variety of certifications for qualifying businesses. Learn more by visiting www.orcobid.com

Types of State Certification

Minority-Owned Business Certifications

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certifications are for minority-owned businesses seeking certification from the State of Oregon. Certification is often considered for state, county and city government and special jurisdiction (e.g., hospitals and universities) contracts.

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Small Business Certifications

Emerging Small Business (ESB) certification is for Oregon small businesses seeking certification from the State of Oregon. Certification is often considered for state, county and city government and special jurisdiction (e.g., hospitals and universities) contracts.

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Women-Owned Business Certifications

Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certifications are for women-owned businesses seeking certification from the State of Oregon. Certification is often considered for state, county and city government and special jurisdiction (e.g., hospitals and universities) contracts.

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Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certifications

Service Disabled Veteran (SDV) certification is for service-disabled veteran-owned businesses seeking certification from the State of Oregon. Certification is often considered for state, county and city government and special jurisdiction (e.g., hospitals and universities) contracts.

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