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Veteran Owned Business and SDVOSB Certifications in New Jersey

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

State of New Jersey Veteran Owned Business Certification:

New Jersey Business Enterprise Programs – Uniform Certification Service

Welcome to New Jersey’s Business Enterprise Programs – Uniform Certification Service. You may use this service to apply for certifications in any of the following programs:

  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)
  • Veteran Owned Enterprise (VOB)
  • Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (DVOB)

To access the service, you will first need to create a login account. You will also need to enter the first 9 digits of your New Jersey Tax/Employer Identification Number (9 digits) and the Business Name Control (first four characters of your business name). You will not be able to complete the Uniform Certification application unless you are properly registered for State tax/employer purposes. If you need to register for State tax/employer purposes, CLICK HERE.

Once you are certified, you will receive electronic reminders about filing to maintain your certification(s) and you will be able to return here to file for re-certification.

The State of New Jersey
Department of the Treasury
Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services
State of New Jersey Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Registration Application

P.L. 2011, c. 147 requires that State procurement and purchasing agencies give due consideration to Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB) in awarding contracts. Veteran Owned Business (VOB) registration will ensure that your company will be listed in the State's NJSAVI (1) database.

Standards of Eligibility for "Veteran Owned-Businesses"

The state veteran business assistance program's criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:32-49, et seq. ("Veteran-Owned Business Assistance Act") is as follows:

"Veteran" means any citizen and resident of this State now or hereafter honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances who served in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States or a Reserve component thereof for at least 90 days and shall include disabled veterans.

"Veteran-owned business" means a business that has its principal place of business in the State, is independently owned and operated and at least 51% of the business is owned and controlled by persons who are veterans.

The Principal Owner must provide copy of their Federal Form DD-214 indicating honorable discharge or release under honorable circumstances.

To become registered as a New Jersey Veteran Owned Business (VOB) and be listed in the NJSAVI database, please complete the attached New Jersey Veteran Owned Business Registration Application.

Sign, and enclose the completed application with a copy of the appropriate DD-214 Form and a non-refundable check or money order in the amount of $100.00 made payable to "NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services". Mail to:

NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services
Business Services Bureau
PO Box 455
Trenton, NJ 08646

(1) NJSAVI (New Jersey Selective Assistance Vendor Information) is a database that identifies businesses that are registered as SBE, VOB and/or certified as a M/WBE with the State of New Jersey, through the Division of Revenue. The NJSAVI database identifies businesses eligible for mandated state programs such as the NJ Small Business Set Aside Program, and aids in matching buyers and vendors for private contracting opportunities

Should you have additional questions or require assistance in completing this form, it is recommended that you contact the Business Services Call Center at 1-609-292-2146

Click here to download the State of New Jersey Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Registration Application

Return completed registration form, copy of Discharge Form DD-214 and $100.00 non-refundable application fee(check or money order) payable to "NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services" and return to: NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services, PO Box 455, Trenton, NJ 08648


The State of New Jersey
Department of the Treasury
Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services
State of NJ Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVOB) Registration Application

P.L. 2015, c. 116 requires that State procurement and purchasing agencies give due consideration to Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (DVOB) in awarding contracts. Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVOB) registration will ensure that your company will be listed in the State's NJSAVI * database.

Standards of Eligibility for "Disabled Veteran Owned-Businesses"

New Jersey disabled veteran business assistance program's criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:32-31, et seq. ("Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Assistance Act") is as follows:

"Disabled Veteran" means a resident of this State who is certified by the federal Department of Veterans' Affairs as having any degree of service-connected disability.

"Disabled Veterans-owned business" means a business that:

1) Has its principal place of business in the State, is independently owned and operated and at least 51% of the business is owned and controlled by persons who are disabled veterans; or

2) Is a business which has its principal place of business in this State and has been officially verified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a service disabled veteran-owned business for the purposes of department contracts pursuant to Federal law.

To register as a New Jersey Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVOB) and be listed in the NJSAVI database, please complete and submit the attached New Jersey Disabled Veteran Owned Business Registration Application. If you wish to be registered under definition 1 above, include with your application a Service Connected Award Letter, or comparable communication, from the federal Department of Veterans Affairs for each owner that is a disabled veteran. If you wish to be registered under definition 2 above, include with your application the firm's Federal Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Determination Letter. In all cases, provide a copy of your proof of business registration with the State of New Jersey. You could obtain the business registration certificate online at: Please provide a copy of the NJ Business Registration Certificate issued by the Division of Revenue & Enterprise Services for this applicant. https://www1.state.nj.us/TYTR_BRC/jsp/BRCLoginJsp.jsp

Sign and enclose your completed application and attachment(s). Mail to:

NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services
Business Services Bureau
PO Box 455
Trenton, NJ 08646

* NJSAVI is the New Jersey Selective Assistance Vendor Information database that identifies businesses certified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Veteran Owned Business (VOB), Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVOB) and/or Minority/Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) under New Jersey law. Businesses listed on NJSAVI may be eligible for contracting opportunities with the State. NJSAVI also aids in matching buyers and vendors for other contracting opportunities

Should you have additional questions or require assistance in completing this form, it is recommended that you contact the SBE/VOB/DVOB/MWBE Service Center at 1-609-292-2146

Click here to download the State of NJ Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVOB) Registration Application



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