Frequently Asked Questions about Certification

Q: Who is eligible for minority-owned business enterprise (MBE) Certification?

Q: Does an applicant have to be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for MBE Certification?

Q: I am a resident alien/green card holder. Am I eligible for NMSDC minority-owned business enterprise (MBE) Certification?

Q: What are the locations of the Carolinas-Virginia MSDC offices? 

Q: What are North America Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes?

Q: Where can I locate my business NAICS code? 

Q: What is the cost of the Certification application process?