ByBlack – First National Certification Program for Black-Owned Businesses

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and American Express are proud to present the newly enhanced ByBlack Platform‒ the only national certification exclusively for Black-owned businesses. This platform developed by USBC, now provides easy access to a unique, no-cost certification program.

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Step 1: Visit to learn about our platform.

Step 2: Onboard Your Business to our National Database by providing your Business Name, Owner Name, Website URL, Address, Hours of Operation, Company Logo, and NAICS/Industry Category.

Step 3: Submit Your Application for ByBlack Certification. Provide proof of business identity, operation, control, and ownership.

Step 4: Upload required support documents based on your business structure. Be sure to have these on hand for a more seamless process.

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Onboard Your Business to ByBlack National Directory

Submit Application for ByBlack Black-Owned Certification