New Jersey DBE Program

The program summary on this page was last updated on 07/11/2018. If any of the information or links are out-of-date, please contact us.

The Disadvantaged and Small Business Programs Unit within the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) oversees the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for the State of New Jersey. Firms that are certified as DBEs, and only firms that are certified as DBEs, may be used to satisfy DBE participation goals on projects receiving US Department of Transportation (USDOT) funding assistance. A good faith effort must be made to reach the DBE participation goals when such a project is bidding. NJDOT maintains, in addition to the DBE program, the Bridge to Success Supportive Services Program, which includes offering to DBEs various free training curses in vital business and technical areas.

Does this local/state program offer reciprocal certifications with other local/state programs? Out of state firms seeking interstate certification as a DBE are instructed to call or email NJDOT for further details.

Does this certification expire? DBEs must submit no-change affidavits on a yearly basis in order to retain their certification.

Are there multiple agencies that offer this certification in the state? NJDOT, New Jersey Transit (NJT) and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) have been designated as the entities making up the New Jersey Unified Certification Program.

Does this program require bidders attempt to make a good-faith effort to meet participation goals? Yes, bidders must make a good-faith effort to meet DBE participation goals on specified projects.



Get Certified    Search Directory



How do I publish news & events?



Learn more
Diversity Business Feed


Seeking DBEs for the BUFFER MEDIAN ISLAND BUS STOP UPGRADES contract in Fresno, CA
Seeking DBEs, MBEs, WBEs, DVBEs, SBEs for the SFPUC - Southeast Plant New Headworks Const...
Seeking DBEs for the Sunset Avenue and Walters Road Improvements contract in Suisun City,...
Seeking DBEs, MBEs, WBEs, DVBEs, SBEs for the Jamestown Sanitary District Wastewater Trea...
Seeking DBEs for the Rockydale Lane Accessibility Improvements contract in Cloverdale, CA
Seeking DVBEs for the Modify right turn lane, HMA (Type A), and modify signals. contract ...
Seeking City of San Leandro Local Business License for the Water Pollution Control Plant ...
Seeking DBEs for the BROOKLYN BRIDGE REHABILITATION OF APPROACH ARCHES, TOWERS, AND MISCE...

Subscribe   Find More