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PA Veteran Owned or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprise

Becoming a Certified Veteran Owned (VOBE) or Service Disabled Veteran (SDV) Business Enterprise

As of September 1, 2012, the certification process is no longer handled by the PA Bureau of Small Business Opportunities. VOBE and SDV certification is now being administered and evaluated by the Vetbiz VIP Verification Program.

Basic Requirements

The following basic criteria has been used to evaluate eligibility for certification. However, meeting these criteria does not guarantee that an application will be approved. This is only intended as a general overview.

  • Be at least 33 percent owned and controlled by qualified veterans.
  • More to come, "under construction"

How to Apply for Certification

Visit the United States Department of Veterans Affairs website to learn more about the registration process.

Useful Links

Center for Veterans Enterprise

810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
866-584-2344

BSBO Main Office

North Office Building
401 North Street, Room 611
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0500

Main Line: (717) 783-3119
Automated Attendant: (717) 787-7380
Main FAX: (717) 787-7052
E-mail: gs-bmwbo@pa.gov

  • Government Contracting Assistance Program
  • 650 South 13th Street
    Robertshaw Building, Room 5
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7824
  • Fax: 724-357-3082
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.