Applications for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification are available at the State of California Business Forms webpage. Once you have completed your application, mail it to:
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Civil Rights MS 79
1823 14th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 324-1700 or (866) 810-6346
Fax: (916) 324-1862
State of California Certified DBE firms receive increased visibility through inclusion in the California Unified Certification Program (UCP) database of businesses. The database is used as a resource by City buyers, department personnel, prime contractors and other agencies and organizations throughout the state. For more information and to find a certified DBE firm, view the California Department of Transportation webpage.