Connect your Business with Certify

Please do not Connect the Business unless you are the qualifying business owner for the business. SBA will only accept submissions and digital signatures from qualifying business owners. If you are NOT the business owner, please do not proceed. In order to protect personal financial information entered into the system, only the qualifying business owner will have access to their business records.

The first step toward applying certification is to claim your business in the Certify platform. 

What you’ll need:

  1. UEI (from
  2. TIN (from IRS
  3. CAGE Code (from CAGE), if applicable (if you do not have a CAGE code, leave this field blank)
  4. Bank Account Number (that matches the CAGE code above, if you have one)
  5. Your business structure type (LLC, Corp., S-Corp., Partnership, etc.).


  1. Enter the numbers and information required (UEI, TIN, CAGE Code, Bank Account). 
  2. These must match exactly as they are on
  3. Once entered select Find Business. This will attempt to match your business with the record. 
  4. From the search results select your business and Select the Business Type from the drop-down. Then select Connect to Business and this will connect your Certify account with your business. 

Note: Your records must have an “Active” status for you to be able to access your records in certify.SBA.govChanges to records in can take up to 72 hours to transfer to, AFTER they have been activated by