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State Holiday Alerts

Calls to certain states on restricted Do Not Call (DNC) dates could result in a potential state violation.

2020 February Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

February 17, 2020 – Washington's Birthday

  • Alabama*, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah**
  • *Also known as George Washington's and Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
  • **Also known as Washington and Lincoln Day

February 25, 2020 - Mardi Gras

  • Alabama, Louisiana*
  • *Must be proclaimed by Governor.

2020 January Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

January 1, 2020 – New Year’s Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah

January 8, 2020 – Battle or New Orleans

  • Louisiana (Statutory, not enforced)

January 20, 2020 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Alabama*, Louisiana*, Mississippi*, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah
    *Also Robert E. Lee Day

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

January 1, 2020 – New Year’s Day

  • National

2019 December Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 24, 2019 – Christmas Eve

  • Louisiana, declared by the governor.

December 25, 2019 – Christmas Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah

December 31, 2019 – New Year's Eve

  • Louisiana, declared by the governor.

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 25, 2019 – Christmas Day

  • National

December 26, 2019 – Boxing Day

  • Ontario only

2019 November Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

November 1, 2019 – All Saints Day

  • Louisiana (Statutory, not enforced)

November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

November 28, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

November 29, 2018 – *Acadian Day

  • Louisiana (Might be proclaimed by the governor)

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

November 11, 2018 – Remembrance Day

  • National (Exceptions include calls made at the request of the consumer)

State Restricted Do Not Call (DNC) Calling Rules & Exemptions

    2019 October Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    October 14, 2019 – Columbus Day

    • Alabama, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Utah

    Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving Day

    • National

    2019 September Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    Calls to these States on restricted Do Not Call (DNC) dates could result in a potential State violation:

    State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    September 2, 2019 – Labor Day

    • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

    Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    September 2, 2019 – Labour Day

    • All provinces

    2019 August Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    Calls to these States on restricted Do Not Call (DNC) dates could result in a potential State violation:

    State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    August 12, 2019 – Victory Day

    • Rhode Island

    August 30, 2019 – Huey P. Long Day

    • Louisiana (statutory but not enforced)

    Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    August 5, 2019 – Civic Holiday

    • All provinces except Quebec and Yukon

    State of Emergency Declared in Louisiana - All Telephonic Solicitation Prohibited

    Update: Conditions of the storm have allowed the release of the Louisiana Public Service Commission from mandatory its EOC presence, beginning July 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM PT.  Telephone solicitations into the state can resume as normal. Louisiana has declared an emergency which prohibits unsolicited telemarketing calls into the state effective 6:00 am today. I'll keep an eye on the status and let you know when it is lifted. Current Status: EOC Presence Released - All Telephonic Solicitation May Resume as Normal

    2019 July Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    July 4, 2019 – Independence Day

    • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

    July 5, 2019 – State Holiday declared by Governor

    • Alabama

    July 24, 2019 – Pioneer Day

    • Utah

    Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

    July 1, 2019 – Canada Day

    • National