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Made in DC Certification Program

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Made in DC

The Made in DC program supports and promotes DC resident-owned businesses who make products locally, including intellectual property (music, art, patent and written works). 

Become a member - Enroll today and join a vibrant and creative business community. Made in DC is a DC government certification program operated by DSLBD. By applicable law, DSLBD will ask you to submit information to verify the following four criteria:

  • Is your primary office/business located within the District of Columbia?
  • Do you possess a current and active DC business license?
  • Do you certify that either the majority owners are District residents or 51% or more of your employees are District residents?
  • Can you certify that 51% of your product is designed, produced, assembled, or manufactured through a process involving intellectual property, ingredients, raw materials, or other components derived from the District of Columbia?

Why join?

As a member, you will receive a profile on our website, access to technical assistance, workshops, trainings and networking opportunities and permission to utilize the Made in DC logo.

Learn more about the program by visiting Have more questions? Email [email protected] or call (202) 727-3900.