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What is certification?

Certification is the process through which we examine the ownership and control of businesses seeking designation as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

Is there a cost to become certified?

No. There is no cost for the certification process.

How long does it take to become certified?

It can take up to ninety (90) days after a properly completed application is submitted for consideration. The amount of time is dependent on time constraints for each individual agency.

Where can I get a copy of the certification application?

The application may be downloaded from MUCP website.

What does the certification process involve?

Certification can be processed through one of the following agencies:

Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT)
1301 E. Warren
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 388-7695 / Fax: (313) 833-5523

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
DBE: Business and Administrative Services Division

425 W. Ottawa
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (866) 323-1264 / Fax (517) 355-0945

Wayne County Human Relations Division
500 Griswold
15th Floor
Detroit, MI 48226
Marion Casey
Phone: (313) 224-5021 / Fax : (517) 335-6932