If you wish to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive, you may register your residential, wireless, fax, or VoIP telephone number(s) on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL).
You may only register and/or remove a number for which you are the service subscriber or for which you have been granted the express authority to act on behalf of the service subscriber.
Your registration is valid for a six (6) year period and becomes effective thirty-one (31) days after you register. You will not be notified when your six (6) year registration period expires. If you want your registration to continue without interruption, you should re-register your number(s) before the registration period expires.
Registering on the National DNCL will not eliminate all telemarketing calls as there are some exemptions, including calls for or on behalf of:
You may further reduce unwanted telemarketing calls by directly and expressly making a request to any of the above organizations (except for market research firms that collect information for a survey) to place your number(s) on their specific do not call list.
For more information about using the National DNCL, please read the Frequently Asked Questions.
For information about the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules and telemarketing regulations, please see the CRTC Web site.