Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) certification
Learn about California’s Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) certification program and apply for SB/DVBE certifications.
Benefits of Certification
- Inclusion in the state’s goal to spend 25 percent of all contract dollars with Small Businesses and 3 percent with DVBEs
- Eligible for a 5 percent bid preference for Small Businesses on applicable state solicitations
- Eligible for up to a 5 percent incentive for DVBEs on applicable state solicitations
- Access contract opportunities exclusively available to certified businesses
- Leverage the benefits included in the Prompt Payment Act
- Leverage your certification with other California government entities – Reciprocity Partners
- Prime contractors get the benefits of your certification when they subcontract with your business
Go to the Cal eProcure Website here.
How to certify your business on Cal eProcure (video instructions)