Connecticut Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Connecticut.

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Company Licenses

Connecticut Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Connecticut Asbestos Contractor License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$625

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$500

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Renewal applications are sent in the mail.

Connecticut Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Electrical-License

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection - Electrician Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by September 30.

Connecticut Hearth Product Work/Fuel Gas Work Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Connecticut Heating and Cooling Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Hearth Product Work/Fuel Gas Work Contractor application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Hearth Product Work/Fuel Gas Work Contractor application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Connecticut Home Improvement Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Home-Improvement-Applications

Initial Registration

Form:

Home Improvement Contractor Application for Legal Entity

Filing method:

File by mail or online.

Agency fee:

$220

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online.

Agency fee:

$220

Due:

Biennially.

Connecticut Lead Abatement Contractor License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Lead Consultant Contractor License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Major Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Major-Contractor-Registr

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Financial Requirements:

One credit reference from a supplier or subcontractor and one credit reference from a financial institution must be submitted.

Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for general liability insurance is required. Workers' compensation insurance is not explicitly required for this registration but may be needed when applying for building permits.

Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for this registration.

Initial Registration

Form:

Major Contractor Registration Application

Agency fee:

$500

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Connecticut Mechanical Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/Occupational-and-Professional-Division/Occupational--Profess/Mechanical-Con

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Mechanical Contractor Registration Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

Application fee -110

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechanical Contractor Registration Application Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$110 - All registrations expire annually on August 31st .

Connecticut New Home Construction Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/New-Home-Constructio

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Insurance Requirements:

Although not explicitly required for this license, workers' compensation insurance is typically required when applying for a building permit.

Bond Requirements:

Bonding is not required in Connecticut for residential work.

Initial Registration

Form:

New Home Construction Contractor Application for Legal Entity

Agency fee:

$720 for applicants that do not have an active Home Improvement Contractor Registration and $480 for those who do.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$720

Due:

By September 30 of odd-numbered years.

Connecticut Plumbing/Pipefitting Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Plumbing-and-Pipefitting-Licens

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

All plumbing and pipefitting licenses expire annually on October 31st. Renewal Fee: Contractor $150.00

Connecticut Sheet Metal Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Form:

Occupational Trade License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Individual Licenses

Connecticut Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Connecticut Asbestos Inspector License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Asbestos Project Designer License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Asbestos Project Monitor License

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Connecticut Crane and Conveyor Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Elevator-Work-License

Connecticut Fire Protection Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Fire-Protection-Licenses

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection - Fire Protection Licenses and Scope of Work

Connecticut Fire Sprinkler System Layout Technician License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Fire-Protection-Licenses

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection - Fire Protection Licenses and Scope of Work

Connecticut Flat Glass Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Licensing

Connecticut Hearth Product Work/Fuel Gas Work Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Connecticut Heating and Cooling Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Connecticut Journeyperson Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Electrical-License

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection - Electrician Program

Connecticut Lead Abatement Supervisor Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Lead Abatement Worker Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Lead Inspector Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Lead Planner-Project Designer Certification

More Information:

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Environmental-Practitioner-Licensure-Program/Envir

Agency:Connecticut State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Plumbing/Pipefitting Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Plumbing-and-Pipefitting-Licens

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Connecticut Residential Stair Lift Apprentice Registration

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Elevator-Work-License

Connecticut Residential Stair Lift Technician License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Elevator-Work-License

Connecticut Sheet Metal Journeyperson License

More Information:

http://www.portal.ct.gov/DCP/License-Services-Division/All-License-Applications/Heating-Cooling-and-Sheet-Met

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

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