DBE Office certifies businesses capable of performing services and/or providing products which can be credited toward disadvantaged business enterprise goals on federally assisted contracts. These services and/or products are generally related to construction projects, transit services, professional and consultant service contracts, funded wholly or in part by FHWA, FTA, or FAA.
To apply for DBE/ACDBE, apply online here. If you are already a certified DBE/ACDBE, click here to view instructions on how to log into your profile.
If you are needing to submit your "No Change Affidavit" and need instructions, click here.
The Certification Process is to ensure that only qualified small businesses that are independently owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons are certified for this program. Once you are certified, your firm's information will also be in the DBE Certified Directory Database. The bidders on projects must use certified DBE(s) from this Directory to meet project goals.
Civil Rights provides a DBE Supportive Services Program which assists in answering questions regarding your certification; provide technical provide training in areas of need, such as estimating, plan reading, specification reading, and business techniques; and assistance for firms in getting through the ODOT contracting process and DBE certification process.
Good Faith Efforts
When ODOT has established a DBE contract goal on construction and consultant contracts, ODOT awards the contract only to a bidder/offeror who makes good faith efforts to meet it. For information on Good Faith Efforts, click here.
DBE/ACDBE Online Application
2017 Monthly DBE Commitment Report
Prime Contractor's DBE Liaison Contacts