Entity-Owned Firms: Guidance for 8(a) Initial Application and Annual Review

Creating An Account in Certify

Entity owned firms and their contributors cannot have one email address to access all relevant firms. Both the administrator filling out the application and the various contributors will need to register in Certify with a separate email address for each firm.

Filling out the 8(a) application (Initial Application or Annual Review)

Additional instructions for the questions that have been problematic for entity-owned firms are in the documents below. If you have additional questions, please contact the Certify Help Desk and include your UEI and a note that you are an entity-owned firm with your inquiry.


Initial Application Guidance



Annual Review Guidance