Register as a Certified Minority or Women-Owned Enterprise (MWBE)

Are you a minority or women-owned business seeking city contracts?

The City of Orlando offers equal contracting opportunities for city-certified, minority and women-owned businesses. Our directory of city-certified enterprises is a great way to market your business.


Step 1.Check your eligibility

Your business must be:

  • for profit (non-profits are not eligible).
  • at least 51 percent independently owned and controlled by a minority or a woman.
  • operational for at least six months.

Step 2.Review the certification rules

Review the most recently updated City of Orlando's MWBE certification rules(PDF, 339KB) .

Step 3.Check if you have already registered as a vendor

Visit the link below to see if you are already registered. If your business is not listed, continue to Step 4 to create your account.

Look Up Your Business

Step 4.Fill out the application to register as a vendor

Initial registration is the first step and only takes a few minutes to complete. This initial information can be easily updated. Once registered, you will be automatically directed to the actual certification application.

Create Your Account

Step 5.We will contact you if more information is needed

Certification staff will call or send notice through the application system if additional information is needed.

Step 6.Login to view your application status

Status of your certification application will be made available through the application system after review. Login to view.

If you are denied, you may appeal through the Certification Appeals Board. See the Certification Appeals Board Rules and Process(PDF, 196KB)