Complaint Forms and Procedures
PLEASE NOTE: All information shared with the State is part of the official public record, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. Additionally, if you are complaining against a particular business, that business may receive a complete copy of your complaint for their response.
Anonymous Complaints: Online complaints may be submitted anonymously, however we will have no way to update you on the status of the complaint. Additionally, please keep in mind that your decision for anonymity may limit our ability to conduct a complete investigation.
- ONLINE Complaint Form - Under "Online Services" select "File a Complaint", click on "File a New Complaint", and then "Switch to Manual Entry", and then select the appropriate type of complaint:
- Consumer Complaints (including "Do Not Call"/Telephone Scams and New Car Lemon Law)
- Home Improvement and New Home Construction
- Occupational (Electricians, Plumbers, Home Inspection, etc.)
- Professional (Architect, Engineer, Land Surveyor, etc)
- Paper/PDF Complaint Form Quejas Generales
- Crumbling Concrete Foundation
- Gasoline or Heating Fuel
- Liquor Control
- New Automobile (Lemon Law)
- Prescription or Pharmacy If you believe your pharmacist incorrectly filled your prescription, please contact your physician and pharmacist immediately. You may also report it to the Department of Consumer Protection Drug Control Unit at (860) 713-6065.
- Public Charities / Solicitors
- Real Estate
- "DO NOT CALL" Complaint Instructions
- Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) Opens in a new window
OR EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
OR FAX TO: 860-707-1966
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU FILE YOUR COMPLAINT
- While each complaint and process may vary, please allow up to a week for initial acknowledgement of your complaint.
- The appropriate division will review your complaint to determine if and how we can assist.
- If it is a situation in which we can assist, we will contact the business to attempt to find an amicable resolution. This may require multiple attempts and take up to four weeks or more.
- If a resolution cannot be reached, or the business does not respond, you have the right to pursue the issue in court.
- If we believe the business has broken a law, or demonstrates a pattern of bad behavior, DCP may open an investigation on behalf of the State to attempt to prevent the business from harming additional consumers in the future. Unfortunately we cannot represent individuals.