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Department of Public Health (DPH)

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is in charge of issuing licenses with the Environmental Practitioner Licensure Program. This Program certifies, licenses, and regulates environmental health professionals in the Asbestos, Lead, Septic, and Sanitarian disciplines. The Program's main goal is the management and enforcement of the assorted licensing regulations for environmental health.

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) License List

  • Asbestos
    • Asbestos Abatement Worker and Supervisor
    • Asbestos
    • Asbestos Consultants - Inspector
    • Asbestos Consultants - Project Monitor
    • Asbestos Consultants - Project Designer
    • Asbestos Consultants - Inspector/Management Planner
  • Lead
    • Lead Abatement
    • Lead Abatement - Supervisor Certification
    • Lead Abatement - Worker Certification
    • Lead Consultant
    • Lead Inspector
    • Lead Inspector Risk Assessor
    • Lead Planner Project Designer
  • Subsurface Sewage - Environmental Engineering
    • Subsurface Sewage Installer
    • Subsurface Sewage Cleaner

How to Get a Connecticut Contractor License in the Department of Public Health (DPH)?

The licensing process for the Department of Public Health (DPH) depends on the license which the applicant would like to apply for. For all of licenses, the applicant has to complete the general licensing policies of CT.

  1. Fill out a specific application for the correspondent license and submit the application along with the fee to the Department of Public Health (DPH)
  2. Provide a work experience certification if needed (licenses vary)
  3. Await the review of the application by the DPH's professional staff for the determination of eligibility
    • This review will be conducted within ten business days once the application is received by the DPH, and the applicant will be notified in writing concerning the conclusion
  4. Expect a written verification of the license number and effective date once the application is approved
  5. Once the license is issued three-part licensing documents will be forwarded to the licensee's address of record during the third week of the following month

Department of Administrative Services (DAS)

The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) oversees many of the state's core functions and acts as a service provider and administrator for other state departments and agencies. Besides, the DAS manages the process of licensing for contractors in the categories: Crane Operator, Demolition, and Hoisting Equipment Operator.

Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Licenses

How to Get a Connecticut Contractor License in the Department of Administrative Services (DAS)?

  1. Visit the CT  Department of Administrative Services (DAS)  website to read the eligibility criteria, prerequisites, and documentation requirements for obtaining a Crane Operator and Crane Operator ApprenticeHoisting Equipment Operator, or Demolition (A) and (B) Contractor License, all licensing process in the DAS must be completed online
  2. Register to create an account with Connecticut's eLicense Site and fill out the license application for either the Crane OperatorDemolition, or Hoisting Equipment Operator
  3. Pay the corresponding fee of the application to the DAS
  4. Meet the requirements of the Department of Administrative Services. May be some of the following:
    • Complete and upload the Apprentice Application to the eLicense Site
    • Provide a notarized statement from the employer indicating the dates and duties of employment operating such equipment or proof of ownership and control of a company utilizing such equipment
    • Return all documents, including the appropriate fees, to the Office of the State Fire Marshal
  5. Await the response from the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for confirmation if the license will be issued. The applicant will receive the license via mail