National Do Not Call Registry

To be included on the National Do Not Call Registry, click on the link below and go to “Register Now”:

https://www.donotcall.gov/

If you do not have internet access, you may call the National Do Not Call Registry at 1-888-382-1222.

In February of 2008, the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007 became law. Telephone numbers placed on the National Do Not Call Registry will remain permanently listed. The Federal Trade Commission will remove disconnected numbers or those that have been re-assigned to other customers. To read more about the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007, click on the link below:

http://www.ftc.gov/os/2008/11/P034305dncreport.pdf

The following calls are not covered under the Act:

  1. Calls from or on behalf of political organizations, charities and telephone surveyors;
  2. Calls from companies with whom you have an existing business relationship; and,
  3. Calls from companies you have given permission to call.

If you believe callers have violated the terms of the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007, you may file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Before filing a complaint, verify your telephone number is on the National Do Not Call Registry and has been listed for at least 31 days. You will need to have the following information available:

  1. Date of Call; and,
  2. Phone number or name of the company that called you.

For more facts about telemarketing and common scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission web site at http://www.ftc.gov.

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