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Alabama Telemarketing Act

General Information

The Alabama Telemarketing Act, beginning at section 8-19A-1 of the Code of Alabama, requires any organization, institution, or person who engages in commercial telephone solicitation to be licensed by the Attorney General's Office. Both the failure to register and the falsification of information on an application are punishable as a class C felony. Ala Code § 8-19A-21(1994).   

For more information, please contact Emily Nichols at 1-800-392-5658 or 334-353-1765.

Commercial Telephone Sellers may download the Registration Forms below. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe website

 

Licensee Search

You may search our licensed Commercial Telephone Sellers by clicking here.

 

License Fees

Annual license fee for Commercial Telephone seller: $500.00
Annual license fee for each telephone Salesperson: $50.00

Registration Instructions

1.  Download and complete all required forms.  

2.  For companies submitting multiple Telephone Salesperson applications, please download and complete the Spreadsheet for Telephone Salesperson Submissions (Excel).  Please e-mail the completed spreadsheet to Consumerinterest@ago.state.al.us and include Telephone Salesperson Submission in the subject line.  If you have any technical issues with the file, please contact our office at (334) 242-7474.      

3.  Please send all completed forms and supporting documentation to the following address:

Office of the Alabama Attorney General
Consumer Protection
Attn: Telemarking Registration
Post Office Box 300152
Montgomery, Alabama 36130 

* You MUST password protect/encrypt your Salesperson spreadsheet prior to its submission. Please call 334-353-3997 to provide the password. Also Note: The surety bond and all fees CANNOT be submitted electronically.  They must be mailed to our office.  Please make all checks/money orders payable to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office.

4.  Once our Office receives every application componet, we will e-mail you the applicable licensee information.  Note: Submission of applications and fees DOES NOT automatically register or renew a license. Likewise, the issuance of a license DOES NOT indicate enorsement or approval of a licensee's conduct by the Attorney General's Office.

 

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