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Business Physical Disaster Loans Benefits

Program Description

If you are in a declared disaster area and have experienced damage to your business, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Businesses of any size and most private nonprofit organizations may apply to the SBA for a loan to recover after a disaster.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, your business or private non-profit organization must have sustained physical damage and be located in a disaster declared county.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Apply online for disaster loan assistance at your own convenience through SBA's secure website at:
https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela

You must submit the completed loan application and a signed and dated IRS form 8821 giving permission for the IRS to provide SBA your tax return information.

Program Contact Information

For more information about the disaster loan program or questions on how to apply, please call 1-800-659-2955, email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov or visit www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance.