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Idaho Transportation Department

Idaho Transportation Department

DBE Program Certification

To qualify as a DBE, firms must:

  • Be existing, operational, and “for profit”
  • Operate independently; or, for subsidiaries, operate self-sufficiently
  • Meet the Federal definition of a “small business concern”

In addition, firm owners must:

  • Establish at least 51% real and substantial ownership
  • Possess the power and expertise to control the daily operations and management of the firm
  • Meet the Federal definition of “socially and economically disadvantaged”