TELEMARKETING LICENSES
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Telemarketing State Licenses
The following chart shows the telemarketing license requirements and fees by state.  Some states also require a telemarketing bond, which is not reflected on this chart.
STATE
LICENSE REQUIRED?
 ENTITY REGISTRATION FEE?
 INDIVIDUAL SALESPERSON FEE?
 Alabama Yes $500
$50
 Alaska Yes $200
 
 Arizona Yes  $500  
 Arkansas Yes  $100 $10
 California Yes  $50  
 Colorado Yes  $200 initial
$100 renewal 
 
 Connecticut  
 
 Delaware Yes $100
 
 D.C. Yes    
 Florida Yes $1,500
$50
 Georgia      
 Hawaii      
 Idaho Yes $50 initial
$25 renewal 
 
 Illinois      
 Indiana Yes $50
 
 Iowa      
 Kansas      
 Kentucky Yes  $300 initial
$50 renewal
 
 Louisiana Yes  $150  
 Maine Yes  (transient company registration)
$30
$31 initial per transient employee
 Maryland    
 Massachusetts      
 Michigan      
 Minnesota      
 Mississippi Yes    
Missouri
     
 Montana Yes    
 Nebraska      
 Nevada Yes
(not currently being enforced)
$6,000
(not currently being enforced)
$100
(not currently being enforced)
 New Hampshire
     
 New Jersey
Yes $2000 (possibly less if less than 16 telephone lines are utilized)   
New Mexico
     
 New York
Yes  $500  
 North Carolina
Yes $100
 
 North Dakota
     
 Ohio Yes $250
 
 Oklahoma Yes $250 initial
$100 renewal 
 
 Oregon Yes
$400
 
 Pennsylvania Yes $500
 
 Rhode Island
Yes $100
 
South Carolina
     
 South Dakota
Yes Varies depending on number of employees ($0-500 annually)   
 Tennessee      
 Texas Yes $200 and
$15 per location 
 
 Utah Yes $500
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 Vermont Yes $125    
 Virginia  
 
 Washington Yes $19, plus $72 per phone room location  
 West Virginia
Yes $250
 
 Wisconsin Yes
$700 - $20,000 depending on number of phone lines utilized
 
Wyoming
Yes    
Filing fees and registration requirements change frequently.  This chart is not guaranteed to be accurate and is not a substitute for legal advice.  Errors and omissions may be present in the chart.  Some states also require a telemarketing bond, which is not reflected in this chart.  For access to experienced telemarketing attorneys, call Allen Legal at (801) 930-1117.