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Veteran Owned Business and SDVOSB Certifications in Illinois

Illinois (IL) 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 Illinois including certificate and verification programs at the county and city level. Let us know if there’s one missing!

State of Illinois Veteran Owned Business Certification:

Illinois Veterans Business Program (VBP)

VBP assist businesses owned by qualified service disable and veteran-owned business gain access to State of Illinois contracting opportunities and participation in the competitive procurement process.

Program Eligibility:

  • At least 51 percent owned by one or more qualified service disabled veteran or veterans living in Illinois (Public Act 097-0260)
  • Applicant(s) must have valid DD214
  • Annual gross sales of less than $75 million
  • Home office in Illinois

How can I apply?

  1. Full Certification Application
  2. Recognition Certification Application. VBP accepts certification from any of the following agencies for the Veterans Recognition Certification Process:
    • Cook County (Veteran/Services-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise)
    • United States Department of Veteran Affairs-Center for Verification and Evaluations (CVE) VOSB/SDVOSB
    • Recognition certification is valid for 1 year

Eligible businesses may be certified in one or more of the following programs: Business Enterprise Program, Veteran Business Program, and Small Business Set-Aside Program.

How can I receive information on Illinois Procurement Opportunities?

State of Illinois
Department of Central Management Services
Veteran Business Program (VBP)
100 W. Randolph, Suite 4-100
Chicago, IL 60601

Need Help?
Call a VBP representative at 1-312-814-4190 or 1-800-356-9206 or e-mail us at [email protected]



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