Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Certification Frequently Asked Questions

The WBENC certification for women-owned businesses is one of the most widely recognized and respected certifications in the nation. Accepted by hundreds of corporations within the country and a number of federal, state, and local government agencies, WBENC certification is an important marketing tool for expanding a company's visibility among decision makers in corporate supply chain diversity and procurement organizations.

WBENC is also an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program.

+ What is the certification process?
+ Are there size or length-of-time in business requirements for certifiable companies?
+ Is the fee reimbursed if I am not certified?
+ What is the processing time for certification?
+ How am I assured of the confidentiality of my documents once I send them?

For additional FAQs, please visit the WBENC website: http://www.wbenc.org/certification-faqs/

For additional Certification information, please visit http://www.wbenc.org/certification/

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