Renew your license

Last updated June 27, 2019

We’re here to help! If you have questions or want to file a complaint, don’t hesitate to call us at (860) 500-4450 or (800) 282-6063.

We will notify you when it’s time to renew your license with instructions on how to renew.

For family child care homes, group child care homes, and child care centers:

  • Renew every 4 years
  • Renewal form and fee are due sixty days prior to the expiration of your license
  • Complete the renewal online by following the instructions in the renewal notice

For youth camps:

  • Renew every year
  • Renewal form and fee are due thirty days before camp opens
  • Complete the renewal by following the steps below

Renewal fees

Provider typeFee
Family Child Care Homes$40
Group Child Care Homes$250
Child Care Centers$500
Non-profit Youth Camp$315
For-profit Youth Camps$815

How to renew your license (youth camps only)

  1. Get your renewal form. Download and fill out the renewal form
  2. Pay the fee. Write a check or money order made out to “Treasurer – State of Connecticut” to submit with your form. The fee is $315 for non-profit Youth Camps and $815 for for-profit Youth Camps.
  3. Mail us your renewal form and fee. Send us your completed renewal form along with a check for the fee. We’ll need the application at least 30 days before the camp opens. Mail your renewal form and check to:

    Office of Early Childhood
    Division of Licensing
    450 Columbus Blvd.
    Suite 302
    Hartford, CT 06103

For additional documents and sample policies, please visit our forms pages for Family Child Care Homes, Child Care Centers and Group Child Care Homes, or Youth Camps.