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Contact the Survey of Business Owners Staff

For data users:

  • Email general, nonsecure, and unencrypted messages to csd.sbo@census.gov.
  • Survey respondents should email confidential, secure, and encrypted messages using the Secure Messaging Center.
  • Call 888.225.4022 or 301.763.3316 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday.
  • Write to:
    U.S. Census Bureau
    Survey of Business Owners
    4600 Silver Hill Road Stop 6400
    Washington, DC 20233

Please do not send information about yourself or your company using unencrypted email.

The U.S. Census Bureau cannot ensure the confidentiality of such transmissions, and we are unable to respond to company-specific questions via email. If you are a survey respondent and would like to exchange secure, encrypted emails with the Census Bureau, please use the Business Help Site.

We cannot provide lists of companies.

Title 13 of the U.S. Code forbids the release of confidential information. Please see our Contacts and Directories page for non-Census sources of minority- and women-owned business directories.

We do not certify businesses as minority- or women-owned.

Please refer to the following sources for more information:

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Survey of Business Owners | (301) 763-3316 | csd.sbo@census.gov Last Revised: December 16, 2014