Home Improvement Contractor
The Department of Consumer Protection, Self-Service Center has a drop box available for applications and payments. Staff are available by appointment only. For complete policies see: Walk-In Center Policies.
Home Improvement Contractor Registration
Under the Connecticut Home Improvement Act, an individual and/or business is required to register with the Department of Consumer Protection if they are contracting with a consumer to perform work on residential property. Home Improvement is any permanent change to residential property, including but not limited to driveways, swimming pools, porches, garages, roofs, siding, insulation, flooring, patios, landscaping, painting, fences, doors and windows, and waterproofing.
Mail-in Registration Application:
All Home Improvement Contractor registrations expire annually on November 30th. Renewal fee: $220.00
Change, Addition, or Removal of Owner for Legal Entity:
- Law and Regulation
- Home Improvement & New Home Construction in Connecticut (Manual for Contractors)
- Requirements for Radon Mitigation
- Requirements for Removal of Underground Oil Storage Tank
- Information for Home Improvement Contractors
Criminal Conviction Application Worksheet: If applicable, complete and attach the Criminal Conviction Application Worksheet (CHRO) to your application or renewal notice.
If you are unable to access these forms for any reason, you may request a paper copy from the Department of Consumer Protection by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.