Frequently Asked Questions
Certification Process

To apply for certification as a Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE), read our Certification Criteria and Required Documents as it covers all aspects of the certification process.

Certification Qualifications/Eligibility

PSWMSDC certifies any for-profit business located in Arizona and San Diego that is 51% or more ethnic minority-owned, operated and controlled by a U.S. citizen (s), and authorized by the State and County to do business. Click here for additional criteria and see below for which groups the National MSDC considers ethnic minorities and U.S. citizens.

General Questions
Click here for a list of documentation and helpful tips for ensuring an expedited process.

If you have additional question please contact us via phone 602.495.9950 or email at

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