NOTICE: To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP employees will no longer be at 450 Columbus Blvd. Please do not send mail. We recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. Phone lines will have limited support, and voicemails will be returned when possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Home Improvement Contractor

Due to current events, it is highly recommended that all applications and renewals be submitted online.  Our ability to receive and process mailed applications, renewal notices and payments will be significantly delayed.

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.

New Application:

  apply online button For an Individual or Legal Entity

    Mail-in Registration Application:

Renewal:

All Home Improvement Contractor registrations expire annually on November 30th.  Renewal fee: $220.00

Reinstatement: 

Change, Addition, or Removal of Owner for Legal Entity:

Additional Information:

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 dcp.licenseservices@ct.gov.

 

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