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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Interested in applying for DBE certification or want to learn more?  Check out program information listed below.

Applications & Certifications

Program Information

NOTE:  2012 DBE Plan attachments are accessible from the document on pages 4 and 81.





 Supportive Services


This program provides training and consulting services to GDOT certified DBEs to assist with obtaining the skills and experience necessary to compete for federally assisted GDOT contracts. View Available Services for Certified DBEs

    More Information

    If you have questions concerning Supportive Services, please contact Anthony Miles at (404) 631-1273 or

    2013 DBE Supportive Services Conference

    Check out the presentations and photos from the DBE conference held on September 10.



     Disparity Study


    Contractor2012 Disparity Study

    The 2012 Disparity Study analyzes the participation of Minority (MBE) / Women-Owned (WBE) firms, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in GDOT's construction and engineering contracts from 2009 through June 2011.

    Final Report 




    Contact Information

    Questions and comments regarding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program can be submitted to the following:  

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    600 West Peachtree Street, NW
    (7th Floor)
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    (404) 631-1972 | (404) 631-1943 Fax
    View Contact Directory

    Uniform Certification Program Partner
    Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity
    2424 Piedmont Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
    (404) 848-5270 | (404) 848-4302 Fax
    View MARTA website



     Quick Links

    Annual Affidavit Update

    U.S. DOT has recently provided certain clarification to the Annual Affidavit of No Change process. The clarifying guidance reduces the documentation necessary for submission. This is effective July 1, 2014 for all DBEs/ACDBEs.

    View Submission Requirments

    Certification Status

    In 2011 the USDOT enacted a rule change (49 CFR 26.83) that requires, once a firm is certified it shall remain certified until and unless it is de-certified.

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