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What is VetBiz?

VetBiz enables veterans to electronically post information about their business enterprise to inform Government and corporate buyers about their capacity and capability to perform Federal requirements;

VetBiz enables buyers to quickly locate veterans in business to be placed on original source lists; Inform agencies, contracting officers and businesses of veterans and service-disabled veterans in business, the products and services they provide and contact information for them.

What are the basic eligibility requirements to get VetBiz Certified?

Generally, to be approved into the VA VetBiz Program and become certified the business must meet these eligibility requirements:

  • The Veteran must have unconditional direct ownership of the applicant business.
  • The Veteran must hold the highest officer position and be the highest paid employee unless there is a reasonable explanation submitted by the Veteran as to how taking a lower salary than other employee(s) helps the business.
  • The Veteran must manage the company on both a strategic policy and a day-to-day basis.
  • Non-Veterans cannot control the company.
  • The Veteran must have the managerial experience of the extent and complexity needed to run the company.

Not sure if you qualify for the VA VetBiz Program? Just call us at 813-333-5800 to go through our Free prequalifying Interview. If you prefer, you can also setup a convenient time for a free consultation by selecting the button below:

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What type of Information will need to be collected and provided to the VA?

Keep in mind that each VetBiz Application is unique and document requirements vary for each VetBiz Application. For a detailed list of documents needed for your VetBIZ Application, please click here. Make sure you select your specific organization type (Sole Proprietor, S or C-Corp, LLC or General or Limited Partnership) to get the exact list.

Can a start-up apply for VetBiz certification?

Yes, a start-up can apply for Vetbiz Certification, so long as the eligibility requirements are met. There is no length-of-time in business requirement.

I just purchased majority ownership of a business. Can I apply?

If the former highest ranking officer and majority owner remains involved with the business, then the VA CVE Team is likely to presume that they still control the firm. If the former highest ranking officer and majority owner resigns and leaves the business then you should apply.

If my application is denied, can I re-apply?

Yes. The appeal process, known as a Request for Reconsideration, is outlined on the final page of the initial denial letter. “If you wish to file a Request for Reconsideration, please submit a request letter that clearly and conclusively addresses each of the issues raised.” In addition, official corporate or company documentation substantiating each claim made in the request will be provided with the request.

How often does this certification/verification need to be renewed?

Your must re-certify annually. There is a simplified renewal process for existing certified businesses.