About Us

The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) is an independent office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) established in 1983 to provide an independent, quasi-judicial appeal of certain SBA program decisions. Specifically, OHA hears appeals of: size determinations; contracting officer designations of North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes on Federal contracts; eligibility determinations for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVO SBC), Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged WOSB (EDWOSB); and 8(a) BD eligibility determinations, suspensions, and terminations. More information regarding OHA’s jurisdiction can be found at 13 C.F.R. § 134.102

Contact Us

OHA’s office is on the eighth floor of SBA headquarters above the Federal Center SW metro stop. Our office address is:

409 Third Street, SW, Eighth Floor

Washington, DC 20416

You can also reach us directly at the following numbers and email addresses:

Connect with Other SBA Offices

  • For questions regarding 8(a) applications, please contact LaTanya Wright at BDMIS@sba.gov.
  • For questions regarding 8(a) terminations, please contact LaTanya Wright at 8aBD2@sba.gov.
  • For questions regarding eligibility as an SDVO SBC, please contact Edith Butler at (202) 619-0422.
  • For questions regarding eligibility as a WOSB or EDWOSB, please contact WOSB@SBA.gov.
  • For questions regarding eligibility as a Historically Underutilized Business Zone business, please contact Mariana Pardo at HUBZone@sba.gov.