Voter Contact Registry

The Voter Contact Registry helps protect Canadians from rogue and misleading telephone calls during federal elections, and to ensure that those who contact voters during an election do so transparently.

Certain entities who call Canadians during an election period for any purpose related to an election must register with us within 48 hours of making the first call.

We are responsible for establishing and maintaining the Registry.

Quick explanation of the Voter Contact Registry for Canadians. View the full infographic.

Consumer Topics

Phone Calls from Political Parties

Regardless of whether you are registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL), you may still receive calls from political parties and candidates.

Protecting Canadians from Rogue and Misleading Calls during Federal Elections

During an election campaign, political candidates and parties and their supporters are obliged to follow certain rules related to contacting Canadians, some of which are enforced by the CRTC.

Make a Complaint

If you suspect you have been called by someone who has not properly registered with the Voter Contact Registry, you can make a complaint.

Industry Topics

Register Now

Who needs to register, what you need to know before you register and before you enter into an agreement with a calling service provider, and registration.

Status: Registration is closed

Registration Notices

Information provided in registration notices filed with us will be published as soon as possible.

Status: Registration notices are available

How to Contact Canadians the Right Way

Read our comprehensive guide on how to follow the rules and contact Canadians the right way during an election period.

Compliance and enforcement processes: VCR

What to do and what to expect when facing a compliance and enforcement action.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to the top 7 questions that entities ask about the Voter Contact Registry.

What we are doing

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