Licensing & Compliance

Alliance strives to meet all federal and state licensing and compliance requirements.

Alliance’s contact for Compliance is Kerry Porter, 704-943-0324, or compliance@knowdebt.org.

Alliance is a North Carolina non-profit organization, registered with the NC Secretary of State, and maintains a Certificate of Authority to conduct operations as a non-profit in all states and the US Territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and The Virgin Islands. Alliance is approved by the Executive Office of US Trustees (EOUST), a division of the US Department of Justice, to provide bankruptcy counseling and education courses in all court districts in the 48 states they administer. Alliance is also approved to by all Bankruptcy Administrators in all districts in Alabama and North Carolina. Alliance is NOT A LOAN COMPANY, we DO NOT LEND MONEY and DOES NOT PROVIDE CREDIT TO ANY CONSUMER. Bankruptcy authorities require the following: Such approval does not endorse or assure the quality of an agency’s service.

Alliance has obtained the following specific state licenses, registrations, and exemptions for Debt Management Programs:

Alabama

Sale of Checks License #SC368 Alabama Securities Commission, 770 Washington Ave, Suite 570, Montgomery, AL 36130 (334) 242-2984
Bond: $10,000

Alaska

No DMP license required

Arkansas

Exempt as a foreign, non-profit organization for specific Debt Management and/or adjustment service company license

Arizona

Debt Management License #DM-0905466 Arizona State Banking Dept. 2910 N 44thSt #310, Phoenix, AZ 85018 (602) 255-4421
Bond: $15,000

California

Exemption Granted (Check Sellers, Bill Payers and Proraters Law) by Dept. of Corporations,320 W 4thST #750, LA, CA 90013-2344 (213) 576-7620
Bond: $25,000

Colorado

Debt Management Services Provider Registration Certificate #000010 Office of Colorado Dept. of Law; State Services Building; 1525 Sherman Street – 7thFloor; Denver, CO 80203 (303) 866-4494; Fax: (303) 866-5474
Bond: $50,000

Florida

Registered Debt Management Service #103A00008508 Office of Financial Regulation, 200 East Gaines St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0376 (850)410-9805

Georgia

Registered Debt Management Service #0304938 Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr, # 356, Atlanta, GA30334 (404) 656-3790

Idaho

Idaho Debt/Credit Counseling Agency License #CDF-6372 Idaho Department of Finance, 700 West State Street, 2ndFloor, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 332-8002
Bond: $15,000

Illinois

Debt Management Service License #DM-190 IL Division of Financial Institutions 320 W Washington St. Springfield, IL  62701; (217) 785-4244
Bond: $25,000

Indiana

Debt Management Service License #10735 Dept of Financial Institutions, 30 South Meridian St., Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Bond: $25,000

Iowa

Debt Management License #DM-2006-0164 Iowa Division of Banking, 200 East Grand Avenue, Suite 300, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 (515) 281-4014
Bond: $50,000

Kansas

Credit Services Organization Registration #CSO-0000020 Office of the State Bank Commissioner, 700 SW Jackson Street #300, Topeka, KS 66603
Bond: $25,000

Kentucky

Debt Adjuster Registration, File #15 Office of Consumer Protection, Office of Attorney General, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200, Frankfort, KY 40016-8204 (502) 696-5389
Bond: $25,000

Maryland

Debt Management Service Provider License #14-6 Maryland Dept of Labor, Commissioner of Financial Regulation, 500 North Calvert St,Ste 402, Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 230-6100 The Commissioner of Financial Regulation for the State of Maryland will accept any questions and complaints from Maryland residents regarding Alliance Credit Counseling, Inc., license number 14-6 at 500 N. Calvert Street, Suite 402, Baltimore, MD 21202, phone 1-888-784-0136
Bond: $50,000

Massachusetts

No DMP activity

Michigan

Debt Management License #0014736 Michigan Office of Financial & Insurance Services, Dept. of Labor and Economic Growth, 611 W.Ottawa, PO Box 30701, Lansing, MI 48909-8201 (877) 999-6442
Bonds: $25,000

Minnesota

Debt Management Services Provider, Certificate of Registration # DM 34, Dept of Commerce, Commissioner of Commerce, 85 7thPlace East, Suite 500, St. Paul, MN 55101-3165 (651) 296-2715
Bond: $15,000

Mississippi

Mississippi Licensed Debt Management Service Provider License #29-2010 Dept of Banking & Consumer Finance, 501 N. West Street, 901 Woolfolk Bldg Ste A, P.O.Box 23729, Jackson, MS 39225 (601) 359-1031Certificateof Reg. Charitable Org. File # 100007588, Secretary of State, 700 North Street, Jackson, MS 39205 (601) 359-1350;
Bond: $50,000

Missouri

Debt Adjusters Registration Div. of Finance, 301 W. High St., Room 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102; (573)751-3242
Bond: $100,000

Nebraska

Debt Management License issued by Nebraska Secretary of State, 1305 State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509 (402) 471-8606
Bond: $10,000

New York

Budget Planning License #BP 100637 New York Department of Banking, State Banking Dept, One State Street, New York, NY 10004 (212) 618-6553
Bond: $100,000

North Carolina

No DMP license required. Charitable Solicitation License #SL003960, Secretary of State, PO Box 29622, Raleigh, NC27622-0622 (919) 807-2214

Ohio

Exempt as a foreign, non-profit organization for specific Debt Management and/or adjustment service company license

Oklahoma

Solicitation of Charitable Contributions Act Certificate of Registration issued by Secretary of State, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. Room 101, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 (405) 521-3911

Oregon

Debt Consolidation Agency License #DM-80037 Dept of Consumer & Business Services, Division of Finance & Corporate Securities, 350 Winter Street, NE, Room 410, Salem, OR 97310 (503) 378-4140
Bond: $25,000

South Carolina

Credit Counselor License #CC0608900-0806500 Department of Consumer Affairs, 3600 Forest Dr, 3rd Floor, Columbia, SC 29204 (803) 734-4236
Bond: $25,000

South Dakota

Exempt as a foreign, non-profit organization for specific Debt Management and/or adjustment service company license

Tennessee

Insurance coverage in lieu of Bond: $100,000

Texas

Debt Management Service Provider Registration #DM06-10055 Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin TX78705-4207 (512) 936-7619
Insurance coverage in lieu of Bond: $100,000

Utah

Debt Management Registration #6703428-DBTM Division of Consumer Protection, Heber Wells Bldg, 1600 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84114 (801) 530-6628
Bond: $100,000

Virginia

Non-Profit Debt Counseling Agency License #DC-42 Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission Bureau of Financial Institutions, TylerBldg, 1300 E. Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 (804) 371-9967
Bond: $90,000

West Virginia

Business Registration Certificate 808004, with the State Tax Department, PO Box 1985, Charleston, WV 25327-1985 (304) 558-3333

Wisconsin

Adjustment Service Company License #122 State of Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, Administrator of Banking, 345 West Washington Ave, 5th Floor, Madison, WI 53708-8861 (608) 267-1709
Bond: $5,000

Wyoming

Exempt as a foreign, non-profit organization for specific Debt Management and/or adjustment service company license

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