DCP: Home Improvement Applications

Home Improvement Applications

Home Improvement Contractor 


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
PDF/Paper form
Reinstatement: (Reinstatements cannot be completed online)

Additional Information:

  • Expiration Date:  All Home Improvement Contractor registrations expire annually on November 30th.    Fee: $220.00     
  • Renewal:  Renewal notices are sent approximately 30 45 days prior to the expiration date.

Mailing Address:

Department of Consumer Protection
License Services Division
450 Columbus Blvd, Ste. 801
Hartford, CT 06103

Walk-in Center Policies

Email Address: dcp.licenseservices@ct.gov

Home Improvement Salesperson


A salesperson is any individual who negotiates or offers to negotiate a home improvement contract with a consumer, or solicits, or otherwise endeavors to procure by any means whatever, directly or indirectly, a home improvement contract from a consumer on behalf of a home improvement contractor.


New Application:

Reinstatement: (Reinstatements cannot be completed online)

Change or Addition of Employer:


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.   

Content Last Modified on 4/19/2017 3:51:51 PM