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How much does a Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond cost?
The Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond costs $145 annually. All home care services registered in Connecticut pay the same $145 premium for their official surety bond.
How do I get a homemaker companion agency bond in Connecticut?
You can purchase your Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond online 24/7. You just need to provide your homemaker companion agency name for Department of Consumer Protection filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official Connecticut surety bond will be delivered to your email instantly.
How fast can I get a homemaker companion agency bond?
SuretyBonds.com offers instant Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond delivery 24/7. Purchase now to receive your official companion service bond in minutes by email.
What is a Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond?
Connecticut General Assembly Chapter 400o Section 20-672 requires individuals file a $10,000 surety bond with their homemaker companion agency registration application. The state does not maintain an official bond form, but state statutes specifically require this bond coverage protect against homemaker companion agency employee theft for those who provide homemaker services.
Why is the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection homemaker companion agency bond required?
You need this $10,000 surety bond for your homemaker companion agency registration application if you work in the following professions.
- companion services
- home care services
- home health aide
- homemaker companion agency
Your bond protects your clients from theft and other fraudulent or dishonest acts you, your home care agency, or your companion service employee might commit. If a valid claim is filed against your bond, your issuing surety company will pay harmed individuals up to the full $10,000 bond amount, which you must reimburse.
Who registers homemaker companion agencies?
The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection enforces Homemaker Companion Agency (HCA) Registration for those performing homemaker companion services in the state. You can contact the License Services Division by calling 1(860)713-6000 or emailing [email protected].
How do I update or change my homemaker companion agency bond form?
If the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection requires your bond form to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common change requested is updating your homemaker companion agency name to match your current registration or new registration paperwork.
How do I renew my homemaker companion agency bond in Connecticut?
You must renew your Connecticut homemaker companion agency bond before its current term expires. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be provided to keep your bond active for your next license term.
How do I register my Connecticut homemaker companion agency?
Complete the steps below to apply for your homemaker companion agency registration in Connecticut.
- Complete your homemaker companion agency registration application.
- Purchase a $10,000 Connecticut surety bond.
- Pay the $375 application fee by money order or check.
- Undergo a criminal background check.
- File a Certificate of Good Standing for Legal Entities for your business.
You can submit the application online, in person, or by mail.
Department of Consumer Protection
License Services Division
450 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103