​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for Kentucky MWBE certification are accepted through the new Kentucky MWBE Application portal.  Paper applications are no longer accepted.

To apply for certification through the application portal, you will need to have a Kentucky Online Gateway (KOG) account. Please click on the link below to start your registration:

Create An Account


If you already have a KOG account, you can simply click on one of the application links below and login once you are in the application portal.

For Kentucky businesses seeking certification, please complete the standard Kentucky MWBE application through the link below:


For Out of State businesses seeking Kentucky MWBE certification, please complete the Out of State Business application through the link below:


​For Kentucky businesses already certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, please complete the Streamlined Application ​for Kentucky DBE certified businesses through the link below:


For Kentucky Non-Profits seeking Kentucky MWBE certification, please complete the Non-Profit application through ​​the link below:


Do you need help with the application?

If you have any questions, please call (502) 564-2875 or send email Finance.MWBE@ky.gov .

For individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired, please call the Kentucky Relay Service at 7-1-1 or toll free:

  • TTY: 1-800-648-6056
  • Voice: 1-800-648-6057
  • Speech to Speech: 1-888-244-6111
  • Spanish to Spanish: 1-866-490-4403​​