Texas SBA® enables business owners to give purchasing managers, contractors, lenders, customers, and others business partners evidence their company is owned by one of more minorities1 and is registered with Minority Owned Business Certification.

Requirements for Minority Owned Business Certification1

51% or more of the ownership interest in the company must be by a member of a "Socially Disadvantaged Group", as defined by the Small Business Act.

Eligible "Socially Disadvantaged Groups" as defined by the Small Business Act:
  • Black Americans (African Descent).
  • Hispanic Americans
    (persons with origins from Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries).
  • Native Americans
    (American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, or Native Hawaiians).
  • Asian Pacific Americans
    (persons with origins from Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, China (including Hong Kong), Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Vietnam, Korea, The Philippines, U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Republic of Palau), Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Samoa, Macao, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, or Nauru).
  • Subcontinent Asian Americans
    (persons with origins from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, the Maldives Islands or Nepal).
Company must be registered in the state of Texas.

Who's Eligible for Minority Owned Business Certification1

United States of America Citizens.
Resident Aliens and other Foreigners Possessing a U.S. Immigration Visa.
Non-U.S. Citizens Operating a Registered Business within the state of Texas.
 
 
Reasons for Certification
 
Establish Company Image & Reputation
Solicit Community & Peer Recognition
Exhibit Company Pride & Honor
Be a Role Model for Minority Children
Promote the "American Dream"
Participate in the "American Dream"
Distinguish Oneself from Competitors
 
 
Proofs of Certification Provided
(All Companies Receive the Following Documentation)
 
Certification Number
Signed Letters of Certification
Certification Certificates
Certification ID Card w/ Photo (optional)
Certification Decals
Certification Seals
Hardcopy Certification Proofs
Digital Certification Proofs
24-Hour Online Verification
24-Hour Cellular Phone Verification
 
Texas SBA® Minority Owned Business Certification does not require audited financial statements; no classroom or course attendance; no minimum years in operation; and no "on-site examination" of your company's office is required. Additionally, Minority Owned Business Certification allows your company to join a powerful group of owners displaying their participation in the Texas SBA®.
 
1:  Texas SBA® terms of service are detailed here.
 
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