To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, the Department of Banking has limited the number of employees at our office at 260 Constitution Plaza in Hartford. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Business Opportunity Registration

Business Opportunity Look-up

In response to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Department has issued the following interim guidance regarding Securities and Business Opportunity Filings:

Connecticut Interim Guidance - Paperless Submission of Securities Registration, Exemption and Covered Security Filings and Business Opportunity Registration Filings in Light of Pandemic Restrictions - Updated 10/6/2021


Business Opportunity Registration Guidelines

Certain Internet Offers Exempted


How to Claim an Exclusion


Application to Register Business Opportunity
Form CT BOIA-1

Consent to Service of Process
Form CT BOIA-2

Uniform Franchise Offering Circular Guidelines and NASAA Commentary

Post-sale registration forms 
    Note:  Acceptance of a post-sale registration is in the discretion of the Commissioner.


Connecticut Business Opportunity Investment Act

Order Pursuant to Section 36b-65(e)(1)(B)

Sales or Marketing Program Construed

FTC Industry Resources


For more information or assistance, contact us at:

Connecticut Department of Banking
Securities Division
260 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1800

Telephone: (860) 240-8230 or toll-free 1-800-831-7225

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