Business Services

File Online

All Business and UCC filings previously filed in CONCORD can now be found at business.ct.gov.

Previous CONCORD accounts will not be transferred to the new site. To file, please create an account at business.ct.gov, login and select business center.

CONCORD users who had account balances should contact our office at crd@ct.gov for instructions on how to transfer their balances to the new site.

How to File

Most common business filings can now be filed online using business.ct.gov. 

If you need to file a document with us on paper you can email the document to us at crd@ct.gov

  • Fax filings are no longer accepted
  • Please expect longer turnaround times for anything submitted on paper -- file online for faster service.  

Expedited Service

  • Business formations/registrations and copy requests submitted through business.ct.gov can now be expedited.  
    •  For formations, log-in and choose "start your business" > "register a business" on the left-hand navigation box and you will be asked whether you want to expedite the transaction before you pay. 
    • Copies are ordered by choosing "copy requests" on the left-hand navigation.  You can choose expedited service on the screen that asks you to identify the copy you are requesting.  
  • Paper expedited service is available via email submission only.  Please use the expedited filing options at business.ct.gov, if possible.
    • All expedited requests must be emailed to crd@ct.gov with "expedited" in the subject.
    • Filings received by US mail or Fedex/UPS and marked ‘Expedited’ will be reviewed on a routine basis.  The expedited fee will not be charged.
    • Expedited requests will be filled by 4PM the following business day.
    • Expedited returns will continue to be by mail, unless specific alternative arrangements are made with the filer. 
  • To request a pick-up mailbox at our building, email crd@ct.gov.

Mail and Hand Delivery

Filers should expect a longer turnaround time on all paper filings submitted by mail or hand delivery. If your filing is available on business.ct.gov, please file online for faster service.

For documents that need to be delivered to our office please use the delivery instructions below:

For hand delivery of original documents, 
or to send via FedEx, UPS, or DHL:

Physical Address:

Secretary of the State

Business Services Division

165 Capitol Avenue, Suite 1000

Hartford, CT 06106

 

For all US Postal Mail including mail 
requiring a signature receipt:

Mailing Address:

Secretary of the State

Business Services Division 

PO Box 150470

Hartford, CT 06115-0470

Contact Us

Hours: 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Email: crd@ct.gov

All emails receive a help desk ticket -- please email for faster customer service.  

Payment

All online filing fees can be paid by Mastercard, Visa, Discover, Amex.

e-Check (ACH) is currently not available, but is expected to be available early 2022

For filings submitted by mail or paper please make checks out to: Secretary of the State.

Additional

Notary Public

Authentications and Apostilles

Trademarks