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Veteran Owned Business and SDVOSB Certifications in Connecticut

Connecticut (CT) Small Business Certification Programs: Below you’ll find Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Certification, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Certifications and Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprise (DVBE) Certification resources for the State of Connecticut including certificate and verification programs at the county and city level. Let us know if there’s one missing!

State of Connecticut Veteran Owned Business Certification:

Connecticut Veteran Owned Business Certification

CT VOB Certificate Program


Pursuant to Public Act 16-184, effective October 1, 2016, Connecticut Veteran-owned micro businesses shall be afforded a fifteen per cent price preference in the determination of the lowest responsible qualified bidder by the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. Section 4a-59 as amended.


To receive the fifteen percent price preference, a bidding business must first obtain a Veteran-Owned Micro Business Certification from the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. The Certification is valid for one year or until such time as the business is no longer in compliance with the statutory requirements, which ever occurs first. The Certification must be submitted to DAS along with your business' state contract bid.

How To Apply

  1. Complete and sign Connecticut Veteran-Owned Micro Business Certification Application (CTVOMB -1)
  2. Provide proof of honorable military service (e.g. DD Form 214 or other documentation if DD Form 214 is unavailable).
  3. Provide proof of current Registration as Business with CT Secretary of the State.
  4. Provide documentation establishing the percentage of Veteran ownership of the business.(e.g business plan, operating agreement, meeting minutes, shares report, stock certificate breakdown, tax forms with ownership per cent.
  5. Provide proof of annual gross income for most recent fiscal year (e.g. CT state income tax return, audited financial statement).


Connecticut Veteran-Owned Micro Business Certification Application (CTVOMB - 1)


Send Applications & Supporting Documentation by Mail or Email To:

Department of Veterans Affairs
ATTN: Veteran-Owned Micro Business Certification
287 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Email: [email protected]

For Questions regarding the Certification Process
Department of Veterans Affairs:
Tammy Marzik
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (860) 616-3603

For Questions regarding the State Contract Bidding Process Department of Administrative Services
Procurement Division
Phone (860) 713-5095.

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