Certification - M/WBE Program
Chicago's Minority and Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Certification Program demonstrates the City's continued commitment to the success of minority-and women-owned businesses by offering certification opportunities to MBE and WBE firms.
The Department of Procurement Services Certification and Compliance division certifies minority-and women-owned businesses that:
- have at least 51 percent ownership by a minority or woman
- have at least 51 percent of their business controlled by a one or more minority groups or women
The City of Chicago certification is also accepted by other government agencies and some private agencies.
Approved certifications are valid for 5 years.
If you have questions regarding the certification process, please contact our Certification and Compliance Division at:
Department of Procurement Services
Certification and Compliance Division
121 North LaSalle Street Room 806
Chicago, IL 60602
To download all forms and documents related to M/WBE certification, please follow the link below