What are the steps to become certified?

Click here to start the registration process.

Step 1: Register to certify a business.
Step 2: Ensure the business is registered and in good standing with the Secretary of State, or, if the business is a sole proprietorship, has a registered Trade Name with the Secretary of State.
Step 3: Upload appropriate documentation or go to one of the Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs Parish Service Offices, bring the required documentation and have the business certified.
Step 4: Insignia, decal and certificate will be emailed and mailed to business owners for use in promoting the business as owned by a veteran, active-duty or reserve military, or Gold Star spouse..