In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
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:
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