Targeted Small Business Certification Program

In order to qualify for the Targeted Small Business (TSB) financial and technical assistance programs, you must be certified by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA). In order to begin the certification process, you must completely fill out the application and submit it with all necessary documentation and a non-refundable $25 application processing fee to the department. Note: to download the application forms and instructions, you will need to have an Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.

TSB Applications and Instructions
Application forms to certify a Targeted Small Business may be downloaded from the list below. Application packets are organized by type of business to be certified: Individual, Corporate, or Construction. The renewal application also may be downloaded from the list below.

Individual Application Materials
TSB Applicant Instructions
Letter from TSB Certification Program Manager
TSB Certification Application
TSB Document List
Verification of Disability Form

Corporate Application Materials
TSB Applicant Instructions
Letter from TSB Certification Program Manager
TSB Certification Application
TSB Document List
Verification of Disability Form
Corporate Application Form

Construction Application Materials
TSB Applicant Instructions
Letter from TSB Certification Program Manager
TSB Certification Application
TSB Document List
Verification of Disability Form
Construction Application Form

Renewal Application for TSB Certification

Other Application Forms (Non-DIA)
TSB Financial Assistance Program Application
TSB Monthly Cash Flow Projection

Click here for a listing of additional Internet Web Sites that may provide useful and valuable information for Targeted Small Businesses. Several of these web site inform Iowans as to how they may obtain assistance in establishing a small business, or how a small business may do business with the State of Iowa.

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Lucas State Office Building

321 East 12th Street

Des Moines, IA 50319-0083

Phone: 515-281-7102

Fax: 515-242-6863

Email: WEBMASTER@DIA.IOWA.GOV

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