As a certified small business by the Department, your company may qualify for micro business certification.  A business may be certified as a micro business if it is first certified as a small business pursuant to 7VAC13-20-40 and, together with its affiliates, has 25 or fewer employees and average annual gross receipts of $3 million or less averaged over the previous three years.  In order to apply for micro business certification, please follow the steps below.

Applying for Micro Business Certification

If your company is currently certified as a small business under the SWaM program, please visit https://certification-app.sbsd.virginia.gov/ to complete the application process.

If your company is not currently certified as a small business under the SWaM program or if your company’s small business certification will be expiring within the next 60 days, you must apply for SWaM certification/recertification.

To begin the SWaM Certification process, click here for the Certification Application Portal.