Office of Small, Minority & Disadvantaged Business
Maryland's Official Certification Agency
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is Maryland's official certification agency for the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program, and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program. We ensure only bona fide MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE firms participate in our program through our comprehensive certification program. Certified firms appear in MDOT's Online Directory of Certified Firms.
Please visit the "Certifications and Forms" page for information on the certification programs and required documentation. Please contact the OMBE office for assistance regarding the certification programs.
2021 MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification Application Assistance Webinar Schedule
The MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification Application Assistance Webinar dates for 2021 have been posted. Registration is now open! 2021 MBE/DBE/ACDBE AAW Schedule
Registration for MDOT’s Semi-Annual SBE Certification Workshop and Project Information Sessions are now open! Register Now! 2021 SBE Certification Schedule
New Personal Net Worth as of January 1, 2021
As of January 1, 2021 the Personal Net Worth Cap applied to the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program will increase from $1,771,564 to $1,788,677. For more information please click here.
MDOT Certified Firms: Beware of Spam Email
We have been notified of phishing attempts targeting firms listed in our Directory. These phishing attempts include attachments and/or links that are not safe to open/click. If you ever question the validity of any email do not hesitate to contact the Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE).
SBA is Still Accepting Economic Injury Disaster Loan Applications
For more information including application instructions visit the SBA's Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resource Webpage
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