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Certification Process

To become a Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), your business must meet all of the requirements. We maintain and uphold the national certification process and standards to ensure the integrity of each certification.


ChicagoMSDC’s certification standard is based on the applicant having the ability to provide the following requirements.  An application, documentation and site visit is required for all applicants from ChicagoMSDC to ascertain the requirements are met:

What are the criteria to apply for for mBE Certification?

Applying for MBE Certification at Chicago MSDC, consists of the steps below. The Certification process can take up to 90 days.

Online Registration Process

The registration process is an online process. If you are not a registered user, do not worry.  It only takes a couple of seconds to register. Please click HERE to register now. Once you have done that, please send email to to secure your username with your MBE profile.

The Council appreciates the opportunity to serve you. For additional assistance, please call the office at 312-755-8880.