Qualifications for Certification
To qualify as a Minority Business Enterprise or Women's Business Enterprise, a firm must be 51 percent owned by qualifying minorities or women who:
- Possess expertise in the field
- Control the business enterprise
- Are U.S. citizens
Qualifying minority groups include Blacks, Native Americans, Latino/Hispanics, Pacific Asians, and Subcontinent Asians.
For more details on the M/WBE program read State regulation 25 IAC 5.