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Vets First Verification Program

OVERVIEW

To provide transparency on the verification program, the metrics represent data on the current CVE Vets First Verification Program. Included is information on verified firms, application inventory, and processing rate of applications. This information will be updated weekly and is intended to inform, educate, and provide relevant information on the verification program.

As of November 13, 2018:


Current Status

Verified Firms 
SDVOSB 11,032
VOSB 3,844
Total 14,876



Applications in Inventory: CVE Applications Currently in process 
Initial 1,551
Reverifications 496
Change Request 133
Total 2,180

Over 60 application days - 143: Application days start when the Veteran creates an application minus anytime CVE is waiting for the Veteran to submit the application or respond to CVE.



Production

Applications Created: Begins when the Veteran starts an application 
Fiscal YTD 1,216



Applications Receiving Verification Fiscal YTD 
Approval 382
Denial 3
Removed 852
Applications Completed 1,237



Applications Receiving Withdrawl 
Fiscal YTD 63



Change Requests Completed 
Fiscal YTD 125



Average Time to Determination 
Approval 57
Denial 48

 


Average Time To Determination: The time period from when a veteran registers for verification to the time of a determination, excluding any days in which CVE is waiting for the firm to submit information or documentation necessary for the office to continue processing the application.

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