Family Owned Business Certification

Family Owned Business Certification1 awarded by Washington Small Business Association is celebrated as large corporations and other agencies seek verification of small business ownership.

Washington Small Business Association enables business owners to give purchasing managers, contractors, lenders, customers, and others business partners evidence their company is registered with Family Owned Business Certification1.


  • Company Must be Owned by at least 2 Family Members.
  • Company must be registered in the State of Washington.

Who's Eligible

  • United States of America Citizens.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens Operating a Registered Business within the state of Washington.

Reasons for Certification

  • Establish Company Image & Reputation
  • Solicit Community & Peer Recognition
  • Exhibit Company Pride & Honor
  • Publicize Company Ownership Structure
  • Distinguish Oneself from Competitors
  • Promote Family Business in Your Community

Certification Package Includes

  • Washington Small Business Association Certification Number
  • Signed Letters of Certification
  • Certification Certificates
  • Certification Seals & Decals
  • 24-Hour Online Verification
  • 24-Hour Cellular Phone Verification

Washington Small Business Association Family Owned Business Certification1 does not require audited financial statements; no classroom or course attendance; no minimum years in operation; and no "on-site examination" of your company's office is required. Family Owned Business Certification1 is extremely beneficial for new companies and home-based businesses as marketing used to generate customer interest and potential clients.


1. Washington Small Business Association Terms of Service.
24-Hour Cellular Phone Verification

Family Owned Business in America

Family Owned = 19%
Others = 81%
Washington Small Business Association
Family Owned Business Certification