Certifications &

Certifications and registration validate expertise, opening doors to advanced careers, enhancing credibility, and ensuring compliance with industry standards for professional success.


CFR & Associates proudly holds a 97.5% success rate in securing relevant certifications for clients.

How the certification journey works

We streamline your certification journey with a thorough step-by-step audit, tailoring the process to your business’s unique needs for optimal benefit.


Focused introduction to uncover business insights, aiding our team in crafting tailored, effective strategies for organizational growth & target certifications.

Service Overview

Identify and comprehend the range of services offered by the company as a key step in the evaluation process.


Identifying your company’s experience to target relevant certifications, optimizing focus and strategic development.


Guided consultancy to select optimal certifications, enhancing your company’s market position and meeting industry standards

Key Qualifiers

The following questions help us determine your eligibility in applying for strategic certifications.

  • Do you own 51% or more of your company?
  • Do you have operational knowledge and control of the day-to-day business?
  • Do you have complete management and decision-making authority in your business?
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Types of Certifications

  • Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE/8(a)
  • Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • HubZone
  • Small Business Specific Certifications
  • Small Business (SB)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Local Business Enterprise (LBE)
  • Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE)

Maximizing the visibility of your business

In government contracting, specialized marketing touchpoints are crucial for visibility. We ensure your business is registered in key databases, enhancing your profile with government agencies and facilitating your entry into the government contracting arena.

Relevant Registrations

The listed registrations represent industry standards critical for maintaining your market visibility.

  • System for Award Managment (SAM)
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN) or Federal Tax ID
  • SBA Small Business Dynamic Search tool (DSBS)
  • For business opportunities in California
    • RAMP
    • Cal eProcure
  • Dun & Bradstreet registration (D&B)*

*To build your corporate credit rating, we recommend a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Registration

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