Federal Trade Commission | Protecting America's Consumer

What You Should Know About the National Do Not Call Registry

The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.

You may file a complaint if you received an unwanted call after your number was on the National Registry for 31 days.

Scammers have been making phone calls claiming to represent the National Do Not Call Registry. The calls claim to provide an opportunity to sign up for the Registry. These calls are not coming from the Registry or the Federal Trade Commission, and you should not respond to these calls.


Attention sellers and telemarketers: Go to https://telemarketing.donotcall.gov to access the National Do Not Call Registry.