How do I register for Dncl?

How do I register for Dncl?

By phone, you must call from the phone number you want to register:

  1. Call 1-866-580-DNCL (1-866-580-3625); or.
  2. Call 1-888-DNCL-TTY (1-888-362-5889) only if you are calling from a TTY device.

Who is exempt from the DNCL?

The exemptions include telemarketing calls made by, or on behalf of: Canadian registered charities; Political parties, riding associations and candidates; Persons or entities collecting information for a survey; and.

Is telemarketing illegal in Canada?

The CRTC has the legislative authority to impose administrative monetary penalties on any telemarketer that violates the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The maximum penalty for a violation is $1,500 in the case of an individual and $15,000 in the case of a corporation.

Is the no call list still in effect?

The Do Not Call Registry went into effect in 2003. Today, you can opt out of most telemarketing calls by listing your number on the Registry, which you can do by visiting its website, The history of the list, though, can be traced back all the way to 1991.

What does Dncl stand for?

The National Do Not Call List (DNCL) gives consumers a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls.

What is internal DNCL?

Organizations’ Internal Do Not Call List. You may further reduce unwanted telemarketing calls by directly and expressly making a request to a telemarketer to place your number(s) on their and/or their client’s internal do not call lists.

Who has jurisdiction over the DNCL?

The National Do Not Call List (DNCL) (French: Liste nationale de numéros de télécommunication exclus) is a list administered by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) that enables Canadian residents to decide whether or not to receive telemarketing calls.

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Can I call phone numbers registered on the DNCL?

Organizations that make telemarketing calls are not allowed to call phone numbers registered on the National DNCL. Registration is free and numbers remain on the list for a five year period. For more information, visit the National Do Not Call List website at

Does DNCL apply to banks in Canada?

It applies to all organizations in Canada, including banks, but there are exceptions for certain types of calls. Registered charities, political parties and newspapers have exemptions under the National DNCL and can still call you, as can companies conducting surveys or market research.

What are the National DNCL Rules?

The National DNCL Rules set out responsibilities for Canada’s telemarketers and clients of telemarketers. As a consumer , you can choose to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive by registering your personal telephone number, including landline, wireless, fax or VoIP on the National DNCL.

How long does it take to add a number to DNCL?

Your contact numbers will be added to the National DNCL within 24 hours and telemarketers who are not exempted have 31 days to take you off their calling lists. You must renew your registration with the DNCL every five years and, if your contact numbers change, you will have to register your new numbers.