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Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert)

Effective January 9, 2023 please visit Veteran Small Business Certification (sba.gov) for all of your verification needs.

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The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 directed the Small Business Administration (SBA) to create a Governmentwide certification Program for Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses. Effective January 1, 2023, the SBA assumed responsibility of certifying Veteran-Owned firms. If you have questions, please send an email to vetcert@sba.gov.

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First Look & Live Demo: SBA Veteran Small Business Certification Program

Administrator Guzman reveals the SBA's certification application portal in a live demonstration.

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Verification through the VA - Closed

Verification through the VA has discontinued. Effective January 1, 2023. CVE has ceased accepting applications. Previously submitted applications were processed. We are updating our website to reflect CVE’s shift to SBA.

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VA Small Business Goals & Accomplishments

These programs implement the requirements to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small and Veteran business concerns.

 
 
 
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