The Texas Unified Certification Program is a certification program for the Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Programs in Texas. Presently, the members of the TUCP are listed below. A business' DBE certification received from any of the TUCP members is valid and can be relied upon by any Texas entity that receives U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) funds.
Small businesses desiring DBE certification must submit an application and a personal net worth statement (PNW) to one of six certifying agencies within the state. The business' location determines which agency to contact.
Key Certifying Agencies
The following agencies are members of the TUCP:
DBE Interstate Application
DBE firms certified in other states as their home state are required to follow the Interstate certification expectations as outlined in 49 CFR §26.85(c) of the Code of Federal Regulations. Below are links to the Texas Unified Certification Program (TUCP) DBE Interstate Certification Checklist and the Texas Unified Certification Program (TUCP) Interstate DBE Affidavit:
You also need to submit a hardcopy of your home-state DBE application.
DBE Annual Update
Benefits of DBE Certification through TUCP
Texas Department of Transportation
Office of Civil Rights
125 E. 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701-2483