WBE Application Process

In order to become WBE certified, Businesses must follow this 4-step process:

  1. Register Business - wisdp.wi.gov​
  2. Login to the Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Portal and Complete the WBE Certification Application
  3. Upload required documents from the WBE Checklist.pdf
  4. Verify and Su​bmit ​WBE Certification Application
Supplier Diversity Program staff will review submitted applications within 30 days. If there are questions or additional documents needed, SDP staff will communicate directly with the Business' Primary Contact person.

There is a $150 fee for new WBE Certification Applications. Please make check or money order payable to "Department of Administration" and mail it to:

WI Supplier Diversity Program

Department of Administration

PO Box 7970

Madison, WI  53707-7970

(Please address as shown above to ensure timely delivery.)

​We do not have ePayment at this time.​

Please submit WBE Certification Applications in their entirety as incomplete applications or applications without all the required or requested documents require longer review and processing time.


Joint Ventures are one-time associations of 2 or more persons or businesses for the purpose of carrying out a time-limited, singe business enterprise. ​Please see the JV Guidelines document below for more information on JVs. 

JV Guidelines.pdf


If any portion of the 51% majority ownership is in trust, please complete the Trust Information Form below.

SDP Trust Info Form.pdf

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