New Markets Tax Credit Program

Step 2: Application Process


The Notice of Allocation Authority (NOAA), application, instructions, and supplemental materials for the most current round of the NMTC Program are below. Please direct any questions to the CDFI Fund's Help Desk at 202-653-0421 option 3,, or submit a service request via AMIS to "NMTC". 


October 23, 2023Allocation Round Opens
October 24, 2023NOAA Published
November 8, 2023Submission of CDE Certification Application
November 8, 2023Online Submission of Subsidiary CDE Certification Application for QEI Issuance and QLICI Requirements Deadline
November 15, 2023​Application Registration Deadline
December 15, 2023Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
December 19, 2023​Online Submission of Allocation Application
March 21, 2024QEI Issuance and QLICI Requirements Deadline for Prior Allocatees
Fall 2024​NMTC Program Awards Announced



The CDFI Fund previously recorded a webinar to demonstrate the electronic application’s features and the submission process in AMIS. Applicants should also use the NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guide (listed below) as a reference when completing the NMTC Program Application in AMIS.

Q&A Webinar

In addition to the detailed information that is available through the NOAA, NMTC Allocation Application, NMTC Allocation Application FAQ, and pre-recorded webinars, the CDFI Fund will conduct a one-hour long webinar to answer application questions on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time.

In order to ensure the webinar is an effective and efficient use of time, the CDFI Fund is asking participants to submit questions by Monday, November 6, 20223 via a service request in AMIS.

Viewing this webinar requires the use of WebEx.  To download the WebEx Desktop Application, please see the instructions on the WebEx Downloads page. No prior registration is necessary. Requests for reasonable accommodations under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act should be directed to Jay Santiago at 202-653-0300 no later than 48 hours before the conference calls begin.

Access Details:


Questions regarding New Markets Tax Credit Program may be directed to the CDFI Fund by e-mail to; or by phone to (202) 653-0421. Please note this is not a toll free number.