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How much does a Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond cost?
The cost of a $10,000 Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond is $145, and it can be issued instantly. Simply click Buy Now to visit our secure bond checkout, where you can purchase your bond directly from our site. In just a few minutes, you can be on your way to becoming bonded as a homemaker companion agency in Connecticut.
Why Connecticut homemaker companion agencies need to be bonded
Homemaker companion agencies are required to submit $10,000 surety bonds by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.
By posting a Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond, the principal (homemaker companion agency) pledges to comply with all provisions of the law and any regulations covering the principal’s activity while on the job. The bond protects harmed parties from financial loss that occurs as a result of the principal’s unlawful or unethical business practices.
Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond renewal
Homemaker companion agency bonds in Connecticut remain continuous until canceled. The surety can cancel the bond by providing written notice of cancellation to the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and to the homemaker agency 30 days prior to the effective date of termination.
How to become a homemaker companion agency in Connecticut
Before an applicant is eligible to conduct business as a homemaker companion agency in Connecticut, he or she must first register with the Department of Consumer Protection. Registrations expire annually on October 31.
Some applicants might be required by the Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Protection to submit additional information for registration approval.
- Submit a hard-copy homemaker companion agency application and have it notarized or apply online.
- Submit the application fee.
A check or money order in the amount of $375 should be made payable to “Treasurer, State of Connecticut” and accompany the application.
Application fees are nonrefundable.
Once approved, homemaker companion agency registrations are nontransferable and unable to be reassigned.
- Obtain a Certificate of Good Standing For Legal Entities.
All corporations, LLCs, and LLPs are required to hold an active Certificate of Good Standing and valid articles of organization with the state.
- Provide a $10,000 surety bond.
- Submit a comprehensive background check.
In light of Section 20-672 of the CT General Statutes, all applicants are subject to a comprehensive state/national criminal history records check.
The completed application packet should be submitted to:
Department of Consumer Protection
License Services Division
450 Columbus Blvd, Ste. 801
Hartford, CT 06103
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