Please download and complete the Schedule A application, and submit all required documentation to:
Office of Contract Compliance
118 North Clark, Room #1020
Chicago, IL 60602
At this time Cook County's Office of Contract Compliance only accepts checks and money orders. Please make checks and money orders payable to Cook County Department of Revenue.
The following processing FEES are non-refundable:
Certification Application - $250
Re-Certification Application - $100
No-Change Affidavit - No Charge
Veteran Application - No Charge
Cook County's Office of Contract Compliance certifies Minority, Women and Veteran Business Enterprises (MBE/WBE/VBE) to participate in the County's Economic Development Program. Continued annual validation is required during the three (3) year term. On the Certification's three (3) year anniversary, a Re-Certification Affidavit is required.
ALL applicants applying for Cook County Certification or submitting a No Change and/or Re-Certification as MBE/WBE and/or VBE must complete a "Personal Net Worth Statement" form for each qualifying owner (51%) of the applicant firm.
Personal Net WorthStatement
All supporting documentation for the application must be submitted to the Office of Contract Compliance, 118 N. Clark Street, Room 1020 within ten (10) days after submission.
Schedule A – MBE/WBE/VBE Certification Application
Cook County will certify firms that are at least 51% owned and operated by Veterans.
Please refer to Cook County Code of Ordinance 10-O-60 Sec 34-160 - Qualified Veteran-Owned Business incentive, for more information on Veteran-Owned Business certification.
No Change Affidavit
For current Cook County MBE/WBE/VBE certified vendors only.
Failure to respond annually will result in the lapse of the firm's certification and ineligibility of that firm's participation on any contract as an MBE/WBE/VBE.
MBE/WBE/VBE Certification Program is valid for three (3) years. On the third year anniversary date a Re-Certification Affidavit is required.
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Finance, Bureau of
118 N. Clark Street Room 1020