Business Diversity Development (BDD) certifies minority and women- owned business for the Federal DBE program and/or the City of St. Louis Local MWBE Program.
Certification Program Overview
The new Online Portal allows you to apply online and then manage your firm through the portal. To begin either login below, or if you have not registered, click on the “Register and Apply Online” to get started.
NOTE: For firms seeking interstate certification with the DBE program, you do not need to use the Online Portal. Please see our Interstate Certification Instructions and Affidavit.
Please note: The Online Portal website is designed and recommended for use with the Firefox browser. You can also use Internet Explorer version 10 or earlier.
Certification Portal User Manual
Register and Apply Online
Application “tripwires” can delay the processing of an application for DBE certification or even lead certifiers to deny an application. To assist DBE certification applicants avoid these errors, DOT developed a tip sheet. It is a great tool to assist you in the DBE certification process. The sooner you get certified, the sooner you can start competing for more contracts. To view the tip sheet, click here.
The BDD office is available to assist you and can be contacted by calling them directly in (314) 426-8111.
APPLY FOR CERTIFICATION
NEWS AND EVENTS
DOCUMENTS AND FORMS
These directories contain the most current information on certified M/WBE and DBE firms. Use the database query form to find certified firms to meet goals in contracting opportunities.
DBE State Directory
NEWLY CERTIFIED FIRMS
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