Harris County Transit recognizes the DBE certification from the following agencies:

City of Houston - Office of Business Opportunity

The City of Houston – Office of Business Opportunity (OBO) certifies Minority, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprises (MWPDBE), Small Business Enterprises (SBE), and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE). The OBO’s dedicated certification team validates eligibility of firms applying for MWPDBE, SBE and DBE certification.

Certification is valid for three calendar years from the date of initial certification. You must however update your DBE certification annually in order to continue in the program. MBE, WBE, SBE, and PDBE Certifications must be updated every three years. The OBO will notify you of upcoming certification changes.

For more information on becoming certified, please visit the City of Houston OBO website