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  Welcome to the Office of Minority Business Enterprise 

As Maryland’s Official Certification agency, this is your online resource for information regarding certification as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE).

Please contact the office if we can answer questions regarding the certification process, help you select the appropriate application and document checklist, or assist you in locating certified firms in the online directory.

For valuable information about events targeted toward small, minority- and women-owned businesses across Maryland, be sure to visit the Calendar of Events. The Resources & Information section is also a valuable tool for firms seeking MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE certification as well as firms that are already certified.

Important Notice: See Resources & Information section for revised Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Manual (pp.31,35,50,63,77,88), including changes to the State Department of Assesments and Taxation requirements for certification.