H.U.B. Zone Certified

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

Learn more in our HUBZone Video.

H.U.B. Zone offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3 pm ET via toll free number: 1-888-858-2144 access code 3061773#. Participants influence the topics by their questions. HUBZone staff facilitates the discussion by providing the answers and introducing specific topics as time allows. This format offers the opportunity to learn how to maintain eligibility to decrease the possibility of an initial application being declined or being decertified after obtaining the HUBZone certification. If you are seeking status information, need help in resolving technical difficulties, or need individualized assistance please email hubzone@sba.gov or the SBA HUBZone Business Opportunity Specialist you are working with.


The HUBZone Maps

To qualify for the program, your business must be located in an area designated as a HUBZone.


Understanding the HUBZone Program

Find out how the HUBZone Program works and what the benefits are.


Applying for the HUBZone Program

Eligibility requirements and how to apply for certification.


Maintaining the HUBZone Certification

If your business is HUBZone certified and there are no changes during your certification, you have no reporting obligations to SBA.


Protest Case Highlights

Read about penalties and court decisions associated with HUBZone protest cases.


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the HUBZone Program.