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The following sections provide more information about the Office of Hearings and Appeals.

    • We accept appeals by email at ohafilings@sba.gov and also by fax at (202) 205-7059.  Appeals sent to other email addresses and other fax numbers are not formal filings.  Please call OHA at (202) 401-8200 to confirm that we...
    •     1.    What is the time limit for filing an 8(a) appeal? You must file your 8(a) appeal with OHA within 45 calendar days of receiving the SBA determination being appealed.  13 C.F.R. § 134.404....
    •   What is the time limit for filing a WOSB appeal? You must file your WOSB appeal with OHA within 10 business days of receiving the protest determination.  13 C.F.R. § 134.703.  OHA must receive your appeal by...
    •  Agency-wide Avenues of Redress OHA’s rules of practice for employee disputes are available at 13 C.F.R. § 134.801-809. Standard Operating Procedures for SBA’s Grievance Appeals Process...
    •   What is the time limit for filing a NAICS appeal? You must file your NAICS appeal with OHA within 10 calendar days of the issuance of the solicitation or within 10 calendar days of the issuance of the amendment if the...
    • Information About Protective Orders OHA has regulatory authority to issue protective orders. 13 C.F.R. § 134.205(e). A protective order allows counsel for an opposing private party (generally a protestor) to have access to the...
    •   It is OHA’s policy to publish final decisions, which include the names of the parties appearing before OHA.  This policy is consistent with the best practices of the Open Government Act, which promotes transparency,...
    •    What is the time limit for filing an appeal of an SDVO SBC protest determination? You must file your SDVO SBC appeal with OHA within 10 business days of receiving the protest determination.  13 C.F.R. § 134...
    •   What is the time limit for filing a size appeal? You must file your size appeal with OHA within 15 calendar days of receiving the size determination. 13 C.F.R. § 134.304(a).  OHA must receive your appeal by 5 pm...

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