Connecticut Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of Connecticut licenses and registrations.

Every state has different licensing and registration requirements for business entities and nonprofits, depending on the services they offer. On this page you'll find Connecticut-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

Connecticut State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Connecticut that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Business Response and Licensing Center
  • Commission of Pharmacy
  • Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection
  • Department of Banking - Consumer Credit Division
  • Department of Consumer Protection
  • Department of Consumer Protection - Architectural Licensing Board
  • Department of Consumer Protection - Liquor Control Division
  • Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
  • Department of Consumer Protection - Real Estate Appraisal Commission
  • Department of Energy & Environmental Protection - Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Labor - Division of Wage and Workplace Standards
  • Department of Revenue Services
  • Insurance Department
  • Secretary of State - Commercial Recording Division
  • State Board of Accountancy
  • State Board of Landscape Architects
  • State Department of Consumer Protection - Electrician Program
  • State Department of Consumer Protection - Fire Protection Licenses and Scope of Work
  • State Department of Public Health
  • State Department of Public Health - Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program

Connecticut Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Connecticut that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Fairfield County
  • Hartford County
  • Litchfield County
  • Middlesex County
  • New Haven County
  • New London County
  • Tolland County
  • Windham County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Amston
  • Andover
  • Ansonia
  • Ashford
  • Avon
  • Baltic
  • Bantam
  • Barkhamsted
  • Beacon Falls
  • Berlin
  • Bethany
  • Bethel
  • Bethel
  • Bethlehem
  • Bloomfield
  • Bolton
  • Bozrah
  • Branford
  • Bridgeport
  • Bridgewater
  • Bristol
  • Broad Brook
  • Brookfield
  • Brooklyn
  • Burlington
  • Canaan
  • Canterbury
  • Canton
  • Canton Center
  • Centerbrook
  • Central Manchester
  • Central Waterford
  • Chaplin
  • Cheshire
  • Chester
  • Clinton
  • Colchester
  • Colchester Center
  • Colebrook
  • Collinsville
  • Columbia
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall Bridge
  • Cos Cob
  • Coventry
  • Cromwell
  • Danbury
  • Danielson
  • Darien
  • Dayville
  • Deep River
  • Deep River Center
  • Derby
  • Durham
  • Durham
  • East Berlin
  • East Canaan
  • East Granby
  • East Haddam
  • East Hampton
  • East Hampton
  • East Hartford
  • East Hartland
  • East Haven
  • East Killingly
  • East Lyme
  • East Windsor
  • Eastford
  • Easton
  • Ellington
  • Enfield
  • Essex
  • Fairfield
  • Falls Village
  • Farmington
  • Gales Ferry
  • Gaylordsville
  • Georgetown
  • Glastonbury
  • Goshen
  • Granby
  • Greens Farms
  • Greenwich
  • Griswold
  • Groton
  • Groton
  • Guilford
  • Guilford Center
  • Haddam
  • Hamden
  • Hampton
  • Hartford
  • Harwinton
  • Hawleyville
  • Hebron
  • Higganum
  • Ivoryton
  • Jewett City
  • Kent
  • Killingly
  • Killingworth
  • Lakeside
  • Lakeville
  • Lebanon
  • Ledyard
  • Litchfield
  • Litchfield
  • Madison
  • Madison Center
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield
  • Mansfield Center
  • Marlborough
  • Meriden
  • Middlebury
  • Middlefield
  • Middletown
  • Milford
  • Milldale
  • Monroe
  • Montville
  • Moodus
  • Moosup
  • Morris
  • Mystic
  • Naugatuck
  • New Britain
  • New Canaan
  • New Fairfield
  • New Hartford
  • New Haven
  • New London
  • New Milford
  • Newington
  • Newtown
  • Newtown
  • Niantic
  • Norfolk
  • North Branford
  • North Canton
  • North Franklin
  • North Granby
  • North Grosvenor Dale
  • North Haven
  • North Stonington
  • North Windham
  • Northford
  • Norwalk
  • Norwich
  • Oakdale
  • Oakville
  • Old Greenwich
  • Old Lyme
  • Old Saybrook
  • Orange
  • Oxford
  • Oxoboxo River
  • Pawcatuck
  • Plainfield
  • Plainville
  • Plantsville
  • Plymouth
  • Pomfret
  • Pomfret Center
  • Portland
  • Portland
  • Preston
  • Prospect
  • Quaker Hill
  • Quinebaug
  • Redding
  • Ridgefield
  • Riverside
  • Riverton
  • Rockfall
  • Rocky Hill
  • Rogers
  • Roxbury
  • Salem
  • Salisbury
  • Sandy Hook
  • Scotland
  • Seymour
  • Sharon
  • Shelton
  • Sherman
  • Simsbury
  • Simsbury Center
  • Somers
  • South Glastonbury
  • South Kent
  • South Windham
  • South Windsor
  • Southbury
  • Southington
  • Southport
  • Stafford
  • Stafford Springs
  • Stamford
  • Sterling
  • Stonington
  • Stonington
  • Storrs
  • Stratford
  • Suffield
  • Taconic
  • Taftville
  • Tariffville
  • Terryville
  • Thomaston
  • Thompson
  • Tolland
  • Torrington
  • Trumbull
  • Unionville
  • Vernon
  • Versailles
  • Voluntown
  • Wallingford
  • Wallingford Center
  • Washington
  • Washington Depot
  • Waterbury
  • Waterford
  • Watertown
  • Wauregan
  • Weatogue
  • West Cornwall
  • West Granby
  • West Hartford
  • West Hartland
  • West Haven
  • West Simsbury
  • West Suffield
  • Westbrook
  • Westbrook Center
  • Weston
  • Westport
  • Wethersfield
  • Willimantic
  • Willington
  • Wilton
  • Winchester
  • Windham
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Locks
  • Winsted
  • Wolcott
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodbury
  • Woodstock
  • Woodstock Valley
  • Yantic
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