Call Recording Consent US and International

One-party and Two-party Consent In the United States

In the United States call recording is different based upon each state, every state will either follow a one-party consent policy or a two-party consent policy. One-party consent policy states that consent is needed from one of the parties participating in the call in order to record. Other states choose to follow the two-party consent policy otherwise known as all-party consent, this is where all parties are to be informed that the call is being recorded. No matter what the state follows it is best to get in the habit of obtaining consent from all parties involved on the call. 

One Party Consent States:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Two-party Consent States: 

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Washington 

International Call Recording

International call recording can vary largely, when turning on call recording its best to contact the governments telecommunications authority. Most countries don't have set laws that cover call recording and will often make decisions on a case by case basis. Whether its one-party consent or two-party consent it's best to obtain consent from all parties involved on the call.

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