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Frequently Asked Questions


Solicitors must request a permit from the community to be able to sell door-to-door. At that time, the community will provide them with a Do Not Knock Registry listing the addresses that they are not allowed to go to. You will also receive a Do Not Knock window cling to place near your front door for further notification to solicitors that you are on the Do Not Knock Registry.

No. Non-profit organizations are still allowed to knock on your door.

• Ask what organization they are with. Non-profit organizations like public schools or churches are not regulated by the same rules as for-profit solicitors are.
• Request identification.
• If you feel the solicitor is in violation of the Do Not Knock Registry, contact your local government or city hall to report them.
And remember never, ever give anyone a copy of your utility bill.

Your address will be listed on the Do Not Knock registry that will be provided to solicitors wanting to sell in your community. Your contact information may be used to notify you when it is time to update your Do Not Knock Registry information. NOPEC will not sell your information to any third party.

NOPEC provides an updated list to your community each month. Your name will appear on the Do Not Knock Registry within 30 days of signing up. If you signed up online, you should receive your window cling in the mail within two to four weeks of signing up.

Yes. You can have your name removed from the Do Not Knock Registry at any time by submitting a Notice of Removal at

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