DAS Construction Contractor Prequalification Program
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How to get prequalified as a contractor

Is your company interested in placing a bid on a public construction contract in the state of Connecticut? The state’s Construction Contractor Prequalification Program requires all contractors to prequalify before bidding on a state contract estimated to cost more than $1,000,000.

Learn more about prequalifying as a construction contractor with the DAS. We are here to help you navigate the process with information and resources.

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Who Needs Construction Contractor Prequalification?

Any company or contractor that submits a bid on a publicly funded construction project costing over $1,000,000 must prequalify with DAS. This does not include public highway or bridge projects or any projects with the CT Department of Transportation.

You do not need to have DAS prequalification if the contract is over $500,000 but under $1,000,000. However, you may be required to provide additional information with your bid. This could include:

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Ready to apply for construction contractor prequalification?

You will need to start by creating a BizNet account. Once in BizNet, you’ll be able to complete the application, upload the necessary documents, and pay the application fee.

DAS Contractor Prequalification Renewal

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Renew prequalification

Once approved, your DAS Contractor Prequalification will last for one year.

To renew your prequalification, you will need to:

  • Update the online application on BizNet.
  • Upload required documents.
  • Pay the non-refundable application renewal fee.
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Search prequalified contractors

Find contractors who have already prequalified with the Department of Administrative Services.
You can search the list by name, AWC ranges, or classification.

Contact DAS Prequalification Program

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Connecticut DAS Procurement Division Construction Contractor Prequalification Program

Manager: Meg Yetishefsky

450 Columbus Blvd, Suite 1202
Hartford, CT 06103

Phone: 860-713-5280
Email: DAS.prequalification@ct.gov


Get prequalified with the Department of Transportation

Interested in a contract with the Department of Transportation? Prospective bidders need to prequalify with the DOT directly to bid on and receive construction contracts. Go to their website to review the steps to get DOT Contractor Prequalification.