Charitable Solicitation Registration Information
The Frequently Asked Questions page provides detailed information about filing as a non-profit.
SELECT THIS LINK to verify a registration status.
New (select one option below):
Full Requirements (paper application) OR
Any organization that solicits contributions for charitable purposes and does not qualify for exemption.
- Exempt from Full Requirements (online only)
Any organization may claim exemption from the financial requirements and filing fees by qualifying for one of the following exemptions:
- Any duly organized religious corporation, institution or society;
- Any parent-teacher association or educational institution, the curricula of which in whole or in part are registered or approved by any state or the United States either or by acceptance of accreditation by an accrediting body;
- Any nonprofit hospital licensed in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-630 or any similar provision of the laws of any other state;
Any governmental unit or instrumentally of any state or the United States;
Any person who solicits solely for the benefit of organizations described in Subdivisions(1)to(4), inclusive, of this section; and
Any charitable organization which normally receives less than fifty thousand dollars in contributions annually, provided such organization does not compensate any person primarily to conduct solicitations.
- To renew online SELECT THIS LINK.
- Renewal Form to print out, complete and mail.
Organizations whose registration has been expired in excess of 6 months must complete the reinstatement.
- Reinstatement Form to print out, complete and mail
To Complete the Reinstatement Online:
If you have your User Id and Password, please go to www.elicense.ct.gov to access your account.
You may request your User ID and Password by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Paid Solicitor Filings
- Campaign Report
- include the Ct charity reg. number, check the math, required charity signatures, and verify SLN dates
- 2013 Changes to The Charitable Solicitation of Funds Act
- Information on the Charitable Solicitation of Funds Act
- Public Charities page for charitable organizations and paid solicitors
- Public Charities page for consumers
Law Affecting Public Charity Registration Process
Section 21a-190b of the Connecticut Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act was amended during the 2013 Session of the General Assembly as follows: Each charitable organization will renew its registration 11 months after its fiscal year-end.
- The provision allowing extensions of time to file a renewal has been removed.
- You will be considered late and subject to late fees after your expiration date has passed.