Limiting Telemarketing Calls

Don’t put up with interruptions from annoying telemarketing calls! Take a moment to register with the Missouri No Call list and the National Do Not Call Registry.

It’s free, it’s easy and you’ll be glad you did!

The National Do Not Call Registry helps you limit the telemarketing calls you receive. Once you register your phone number, telemarketers covered by the National Do Not Call Registry have up to 31 days from the date you register to stop calling you.

To register by telephone, call 1-888-382-1222: for TTY call 1-866-290-4236. You must call from the phone number you wish to register.To register online, go to   

The Missouri No Call list is a list of residential and cell phone numbers of Missourians who have indicated to the Attorney General’s Office that they don’t want to be called by telemarketers. The law prohibits telemarketers from calling those individuals who have been added to the list, with some exceptions that have been written into the law.

To register by telephone, call 1-866-662-2551. To register online, go to

Other Ways to Limit Telemarketing Calls

Even if you do not register with the National Do Not Call Registry or the No Call list, you can still prohibit individual telemarketers from calling by asking them to put your on their company’s do not call list. Companies are required by law to maintain an internal do not call list or face steep fines. Log the date you make this request so if there are future violations, you’ll be able to file an FTC complaint or if the problem escalates, take the company to court.

  • If your phone has Caller ID, use it to screen incoming calls. By law, telemarketers are supposed to use some form of their business name in their on screen ID. Be aware that many unscrupulous organizations will attempt to “spoof” you by providing misleading identifying information.
  • If you don’t recognize the name or number you can either take the call or let it go to voicemail. If the line goes dead, that usually means it was a robo call, and there was no live operator available.
  • Use Kingdom Telephone Company’s call-blocking feature, Privacy Control/Do Not Disturb, to prevent future calls from that number