Connect your Business with Certify

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

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