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Maryland MBE and DBEs: Online Resources for MBE and DBE Applicants

Numerous online resources exist to assist potential Maryland MBE/DBEs navigate the application process. The following list contains important websites that any potential minority business enterprise or disadvantaged business enterprise should consult prior to filing of an application to the Maryland Department of Transportation.

These online resources will assist in clarifying any potential questions that may arise from the application process and will also direct a potential minority business enterprise or disadvantage business enterprise applicant to sources of information for the future.

  1. The Uniform Certification Application for both the State of Maryland and Federal Government can be found at the following website. If possible, an applicant should apply to both the State and Federal certifications simultaneously.
  2. Maryland MBE and DBEs are certified by the North American Industry Classification System (“NAICS”) and each applicant should be familiar with the NAICS Codes that may apply to their business. The codes can be found at: http://www.census.gov/naics
  3. Each Maryland MBE and DBE applicant should be familiar with the requirements of the program. The requirements can be found at: http://www.mdot.state.md.us/MBE_Program/resources.
  4. Depending on the business structure, different documentation must be submitted with your Maryland MBE and DBE application. A document checklist, depending on business structure, can be found at the following website.

These websites should help potential applicants with initial questions prior to the filing of their application with the Maryland Department of Transportation. If you have any additional questions, contact Michael W. Siri at 410-583-2400 or via email at siri@bowie-jensen.com.

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