Small-owned Businesses: Join us for a “Meet the Bankers” event on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:30 p.m. at CT Community College Housatonic in Bridgeport. Click here for more information. Pequeñas empresas: Participe con nosotros en el evento “Conozca a los Banqueros” el miércoles 8 de mayo a las 5:30 p.m. en CT Community College Housatonic en Bridgeport. Presione aquí para más información.

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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