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HUBZone Business Certification

Businesses that are HUBZone certified can take advantage of special government programs, including increased access to government contracting opportunities that can help them grow their business quicker.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria for certification:

  • The business must be 51% owned and controlled by: U.S. citizens, Community Development Corporation, An agricultural cooperative; or an Indian tribe
  • Its Principal Office must be located within a “Historically Underutilized Business Zone,” as shown at the following link –
  • The business must be legally organized and in good standing to do business as required by all applicable federal, state, county, or city regulations in which the applicant operates.
  • At least 35% of its employees must reside within a HUBZone (including the owner). Reside means to live in a primary residence
    for at least 180 days, or as a currently registered voter, with the intent to live there indefinitely. This can be any HUBZone – it does
    not need to be the same as the Principal Office.
  • Cannot be owned by an irrevocable trust. Trust must be revocable, where the majority owner is the grantor, the trustee, and the sole current beneficiary of the trust.

Benefits of Participation

Certified business recieve these benefits:

  • 3% of prime contracts are mandated to be awarded to a HUBZone certified business
  • Competitive and Sole Source Contracting
  • 10% price evaluation preference in full & open contract competitions. Ability to bid on HUBZone set-aside solicitations
  • Ability to sign up with HUBZone council as a Certified HUBZone Organization includes: Complementary legal services, marketing & Contracting
  • Opportunities, information & support utilizing you HUBZone certification, and full listing of exclusive members only services
  • SBA Surety Bonding & Loan Program: HUBZone firms qualify for SBA guaranteed surety bonds on construction & service contract bids and SBA program loans for HUBZone Certified Organizations


Select GCR is a consulting firm committed to helping small and medium sized businesses achieve growth through government contracting. We identify the best path to success for each individual business and assist in the completion of all necessary registrations and certifications.

Our strategic involvement simplifies the overall process and allows business owners to focus efforts on their principle business activities.

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