Connecticut Lease Termination Notice Forms

Last Updated: September 1, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

A Connecticut lease termination notice form is an official legal document provided to either the tenant or the landlord informing them that the tenancy is ending. If rent is paid monthly, then at least 30 days notice must be provided before the tenancy can end.

Types of Connecticut Lease Termination Notice Forms

Notice Form Lease Type
30 Day Notice to Vacate Written Lease / No Lease

Connecticut 30 Day Notice to Vacate

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A Connecticut 30 Day Notice to Vacate is an official lease termination form used to end any tenancy, regardless of rent payment frequency. This notice may also be used for a tenancy with or without a written lease, regardless of how often the rent is paid. This lease termination letter may also be used for tenants with an expired lease. Either party may deliver the lease termination letter at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end of the following rental period or expiration of the lease.

How to Write a Lease Termination Notice in Connecticut

For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:

  1. State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
  2. Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
  3. Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
  4. For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
  5. Sign the notice and print your name.
  6. For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
  7. Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery along with printed name and signature.

Without this information on the lease termination notice, a judge may not be able to proceed with legal action.

How to Calculate Expiration Date in Connecticut

There is no statute in Connecticut regarding lease termination letters. To terminate a tenancy with a written lease or no written lease, either party may provide at least a thirty (30) calendar day notice prior to the end of the following rental period. For example, to terminate a tenancy on May 31st, the notice must be served by either party before May 1st.

How to Serve a Lease Termination Notice in Connecticut

A landlord or a tenant may deliver lease termination notices in Connecticut using either of the below acceptable methods:

  1. Handing the notice to the other party in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party.