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 below.  Application packets contain all the forms necessary to seek TSB certification as an individual, a corporation, or a construction company.  The renewal application form also is available below.


Individual Application Packet

Corporate Application Packet

Construction Company Application Packet


Renewal Application for TSB Certification

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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To contact us:

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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