As of January 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will no longer administer veteran-owned small business certificates. This responsibility has been transferred to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In Tealbook, the certificates will from now on read “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (certified by SBA effective 1/1/2023).” See the announcement from VA here.
In addition to the name change, the source URL has also been updated to: https://veterans.certify.sba.gov/. Users attempting to access the source from outside the U.S. will be presented with a 403 error, and a geo-locked page. It looks like this:
If you are a user interested in certificate information pertaining to a specific supplier in TealBook but unable to access the source URL, please reach out to our support team for assistance.
Note: We have made changes throughout our website to reflect the above-mentioned change. Your diversity reporting will not be impacted.