How can I stop cold callers and junk mail?

How to prevent cold callers and junk mail

You can take steps to prevent unwanted contact from traders by phone and mail by contacting the Telephone Preference Service and the Mail Preference Service.

The Telephone Preference Service is free and helps you make sure your phone number is no longer available to organisations – including charities and voluntary groups – who may phone you with offers and information you don’t wish to receive.

You can contact the Telephone Preference Service on 0345 070 0707.

The Mail Preference Service is also free and stops the vast majority of nuisance mail and all unsolicited mail. It becomes fully effective within two to four months.

You can contact the Mail Preference Service on 0845 703 4599.


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