UCA Applications

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How to Apply for Certification

A UCA Application may be obtained by downloading the form
and printing it out or by calling (901) 525-6512.  The completed application must be notarized and submitted with other requested documentation as outlined in the application.  

Please note:  The certification process will not begin until all documents and payment have been received.

Select and print an application or call (901) 525-6512 for assistance.


M/WBE Applications
Minority and Woman Business Enterprise (M/WBE) certification is accepted by most local corporations here in Memphis and the surrounding area.

  • Minority/Woman Business Enterprise Application (M/WBE) (PDF Format)   The completed application must be notarized and submitted with other requested documentation as outlined in the application.

TNUCP DBE New Application
TNUCP Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) is for companies who want to work on federally funded contracts. This certification is specific to the Memphis Area Transit Authority, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority and/or transportation and airport municipalities.

  • TNUCP Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Application
    (PDF Format)

TNUCP ACDBE New Application
Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise is for businesses inside an airport or located on the airport that is engaged in the sale of consumer goods or services to the public under an agreement with the airport or another concessionaire.

  • TNUCP ACDBE Certification Application (PDF Format)

LSB Applications
Local Small Business (LSB) certification is specific to Memphis Light Gas & Water and your business must be located in the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

  • Local Small Business Application (LSB) (PDF Format)

LSB Application Form - A Local Small Business (LSB) is defined as a business which is located in Shelby County, Tennessee, whose average gross annual sales in the last three years are less than SIC category limits for the contractor SIC code found in 13 CFR, Part 121.601, and which is at least 51percent owned, operated and controlled by a resident or residents of the Metropolitan Statistical Area. Local Small Businesses must obtain and renew certification of their classification annually.

SBE Applications
Small Business Enterprise (SBE) is specific to the City of Memphis and your principal office has to be located within the City of Memphis.


 If you have questions regarding the application(s) you may call: (901) 525-6512.

Mail completed applications to:
The Uniform Certification Agency
P. O. Box 3060
Memphis, TN 38173

For Courier or Overnight Deliveries:
The Uniform Certification Agency
158 Madison Avenue, Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38103

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