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Register as a Solicitor Agent

 SOLICITOR AGENT - is any person, other than a charitable organization, paid solicitor, or commercial coventurer, who or which solicits charitable contributions for compensation.  A solicitor agent must register with the Secretary of State prior to engaging in any solicitation. [O.C.G.A 43-17-2(16)]

Registration as a solicitor agent is required if the solicitor agent solicits contributions on behalf of a charitable organization within or from this state.  A solicitor agent may be affiliated through employment or as an independent contractor pursuant to a written agreement with a paid solicitor or charitable organization. 


The following documents and fee, under O.C.G.A § 40-17-3.1, are required to complete the registration process.  Upon submission, the Division will review the information and will contact your organization  if additional information is required.  Please send your required documents and fee to:

Securities and Charities Division
Attn:  Charities
Office of Georgia Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.E.
Suite 317, West Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30334


1. Registration Fee

The initial application fee is $50.00. The fee payment must be made by check or money order. Make check or  money order out to Georgia Secretary of State.

2. Form SA-1

Submit fully completed Form SA-1 application. (See the bottom of the page for the form)

3. Consent to Background (Consent Form)

If you have answered in the affirmative (YES) to any questions on page 2 of the Form SA-1, you are subject to a criminal background investigation for the purpose of verification of information provided in the application.  Please submit the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Consent Form as written consent to authorize the Charities Division  to receive Georgia criminal history information which may be in the files of any state or local criminal justice agency in Georgia.This form is on page 3 of the Form SA-1

4. Affidavit of Applicant & Secure and Verifiable Document

Sign and notarize the Affidavit of Applicant, located on page 4 of the Form SA-1.   Please submit a copy of your current Secure and Verifiable Document, such as driver’s license, passport, or other documents under O.C.G.A. §50-36-2.  Please see pages 5 and 6 for a complete list of Secure and Verifiable Documents Under O.C.G.A. §50-36-2.

Click, Print, and Manually fill out the form below to the register as a Solicitor Agent.




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Atlanta, Georgia 30334
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