What are the requirements for SDVOSB/VOSB Certification?

The main requirement is that the business must be majority owned (51%) by a Veteran, Service-Disabled Veteran or Surviving spouse of a Service-Disabled Veteran.


Other requirements for VOSB Certification include:

  • Majority owned (at least 51%) by a Veteran, Service-Disabled Veteran or Surviving Spouse of a Service-Disabled Veteran and have full unconditional, direct management and operational control, as well as be the highest paid employee of the company; must also devote full time hours to the business
  • The business must be considered small in accordance with NAICS size standards
  • Have form DD214 issued upon retirement or discharge from active military duty
  • Company must be properly structured, registered, and licensed. As well as be legally organized and in good standing with all federal debts and obligations paid.
  • Cannot be a member of a franchise

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