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How To Check WOSB Eligibility?

To check your business’ WOSB (Woman-Owned Small Business) eligibility, make sure you have the following qualifications:

    1. Business Operations
      • Businesses must be 51% or greater owned by a woman; the woman must be a US Citizen
      • Daily operations management must be by a woman
    2. Verify Business Size
      • Verify your business meets the SBA Small Business Size Standards and use the Small Business Calculator Tool
      • After you verify your Small Business eligibility, answer the Woman-Owned Business Certification eligibility questionnaire.
    3. Ownership and Control
      • The business must be 51% owned by a woman as well as day-to-day operations under the control of a woman
      • Woman must be a U.S. citizen as well as the business be in good standing.
    4. Business Type
      • Business must be for-profit and operated/organized in the U.S.

If you think you meet the requirements for a Woman-Owned Small Business Certification, browse the page and do the questionnaire by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew Your SAM Registration?

An additional eligibility requirement for the WOSB Certification is to have an active SAM Registration. If you are unsure of your status or if you have one, reach out to the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a Certified Registration Specialist would ne happy to assist you. Browse the USBRI Services page by clicking the button below.