NCSBE Certification

The NCSBE Program was developed to provide access to contract opportunities that allow small businesses to compete against others that are comparably positioned in their industries and markets; as well as participate in department contracts if they meet the eligibility standards included in this document. 

 

NCSBE Program Eligibility: Any small business meeting the Program standards outlined below is eligible to participate in the NCSBE Program. The standards are as follows:

  • The business must be headquartered in North Carolina.
  • The business’ annual income does not exceed $1,500,000, after cost of Goods Sold is deducted.
  • The business must have less than 100 employees.
  • The business must be organized for profit.

 

If you are interested in becoming a certified NCSBE firm, please complete the appropriate application below:

NCSBE Rules and General Statutes

NCSBE Rules and General Statutes

NCSBE Certification Forms and Documents

NCSBE Certification Forms and Documents

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

NCSBE List of Required Documents (To be submitted in addition to the NCSBE affirmation or application)

NCSBE List of Required Documents in Spanish*

 

FOR HUB CERTIFIED APPLICANTS: 

NCSBE Affirmation (To be submitted if firm is actively NC HUB Certified)

NCSBE Affirmation in Spanish* 

 

FOR NEW NCSBE APPLICANTS: 

NCSBE Application (To be submitted if firm is NOT actively NC HUB Certified)

NCSBE Application in Spanish

NCSBE Submission / Contact the NCSBE Team

NCSBE Submission / Contact the NCSBE Team

Submit your completed NCSBE affirmation or application and required documents to the NCSBE Team:

Fax: 919-807-2335
E-mail: hub.ncsbe@doa.nc.gov 

Mail: NC Department of Administration Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses
1336 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1336


For specific questions regarding NCSBE or to inquire on the status of your application, please contact the HUB office at 984-236-0130 or by email at hub.ncsbe@doa.nc.gov

NOTE: NCSBE reviews can take up to 90 days to be completed.