Remote Support providers can apply throughout the year. Applications for all other services that are submitted other than the first 2 weeks of the quarter will be held for processing.
|1||Log into the eLicense system using the instructions DSAP Online Initial Application Instructions|
Ensure you have the following documents ready to be uploaded to the eLicense website:
Note: For provider who already started the application process, use the policy templates.
Create your own policies using the templates in the policy grid. Have the applicable documents ready to be uploaded). Save each document with the Name of your Agency and the policy name, e.g. "ABC Agency - Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) Policy"
Instructions to Upload Documents to the eLicense website:
Logon to the eLicense website (https://www.elicense.ct.gov)using the provided information, then go to Online Services, then Upload Requested Document and follow the instructions.
User ID: [OnlineID]
Once logged in, select ‘Upload Requested Documents’ under ‘Document Upload’.
To upload a document:
Note: All documents must be uploaded at time of initial application, otherwise, the link to upload documents will not appear unless DDS requests additional information.
Background Check and Verification of Credentials:
New private providers applying to become a DDS qualified provider are required to complete a Connecticut State Police criminal background check. This applies to the Principal of the entity, Connecticut Administrator, any managing partners/owners once all application documents have been accepted.
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST PRINT THE COMPLETED SERVICE CODE FORM CONTAINING THE TRACKING NUMBER AND BAR CODE AND BRING IT TO THE CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE TO CONDUCT THE FINGERPRINTING PROCESS/CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. Some local police departments offer fingerprinting services (they can electronically submit the fingerprinting or may hand you the hard copy of the fingerprinting cards to bring them to the State Police).
Please review CCHRS-Pre-Enrollment-User-Manual.
Fingerprinting is by appointment only. See Connecticut State Police website: State-Police-Bureau-of-Identification
Out of state providers may utilize their state agency for the criminal background check and fingerprinting process. All reports must be submitted directly to DDS at (dds.ProviderApplications@ct.gov).
BE SURE TO ENTER A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS WHEN COMPLETING THE PRE-ENROLLMENT. Reports will also be electronically sent to DDS.
InterviewOnce all documents have been accepted, DDS will schedule an interview with your agency and the Qualified Provider Interview Committee.
Attend Provider Orientation
The Principal of Entity must attend mandatory Provider Orientation and view the training videos. (See the Training Materials section located at the bottom of the page).
If you have any questions, please email DDS Provider Applications Mailbox
IMPORTANT: All emails must include your agency name in the subject line.