Any person or organization that provides, offers to provide, or agrees to provide Debt-Management services directly or through others must register as a Debt-Management Services Provider. This includes, but is not limited to, Consumer Credit Counseling agencies, Debt Settlement agencies, telemarketing or marketing companies advertising as Credit Counseling or Debt Settlement agencies. The initial application for a debt-management provider registration, and related forms are available below:
Debt-Management Services Provider Registration Application
Financial Responsibility Forms
You may refer to this Guidance regarding surety bonds containing an electronic seal and electronic signatures. Please note this is not intended as an official interpretation or opinion letter.