Yes. An applicant must be an U.S. citizen either by birth or naturalization and must have the appropriate documentation. A permanent resident or a “Green Card” holder does not qualify.
 

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

No. The NMSDC guidelines require that an applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Green card holders are not U.S. citizens.
 

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