NOTICE: In order to practice social distancing and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), public access to our building, 165 Capitol Avenue, will be restricted. Although in-person interactions will be limited, our office staff will be available via email as normal. For the Business Services Division email [email protected] and for the Legislative & Elections Administration Division email [email protected] We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to return to normal business as soon as the immediate threat to public health has subsided.

Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill

photo of Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill

Through the commitment of a knowledgeable staff and advanced technology, the Office of the Secretary of the State works as a team to provide a wide range of services for the people and businesses of Connecticut.
We are a repository of records for the State, and provide important information and resources regarding business and commercial filings, elections, and authentication as prescribed by the constitution, and federal and state laws.
We seek to support business development opportunities, and foster a more inclusive political process by educating, informing and engaging communities in youth and civic preparation.

Contact

Connecticut Secretary of the State

State of Connecticut
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford CT 06106
Phone Number: 860-509-6200