Submitting the HUBZone Application

The processing of an application may take between 90 to 160 days.

Process Timeline

Approximate timeline for each processing step:

  1. Supporting documentation may take 7 - 14 days to be delivered to SBA by the applicant after SBA sends the request.
  2. Once the documents are received it may take 20 to 40 days to assign for processing.
  3. After assignment, this step may take between 30 to 60 days to be completed before it goes for a 2nd level review.
  4. 2nd level review may take an additional 30 to 60 days.
  5. The final step to issue the final determination, may take 10 to 20 days.