Assistance & Information
Start, Expand, or Relocate Your Business in Connecticut.
CERC Business Services can help you identify the programs and services that best meet your needs and make the appropriate referrals to our many resource partners. Subscribe to our free video course to receive step-by-step assistance while starting your business in Connecticut.
New Business Checklist
The Secretary of State’s Business Startup Tool provides an easy-to-use online checklist to help you set up your business, from selecting a business name through filling out the necessary registration forms.
What Licenses Do I Need?
Find out what licenses are required for your business and what you’ll need to register your business entity here in the State of Connecticut.
Not Sure Which Resources Are Right for You?
Take this simple, 5-step questionnaire from Launch EZ to get connected to the resources that match your business’ phase, location, and needs.
If you have additional questions about starting, expanding, or relocating your business in Connecticut, we've got your answers. Search our database of frequently asked questions.