What is the length of enrollment?
The length of enrollment is four years. Participants may renew their enrollment at the end of the four-year term. A participant can voluntarily withdraw from the program at any time.
Does ACP forward all types of mail?
No. The ACP ONLY forwards First-Class mail, including registered and certified mail. First-Class mail includes all personal mail, bills, cards, letters, etc. The ACP will also forward bank checks. The ACP cannot forward packages, magazines, or junk mail.
Can agencies verify ACP participant status?
Yes. Agencies are encouraged to ask for, and make a copy of, a participant’s ACP Authorization Card. They can also call the ACP at (360) 753-2972 to confirm their status. The ACP will not release any other information about a participant other than their status in the program.
Can agencies make a copy of the ACP Authorization Card?
Yes. Agencies are encouraged to make a copy of a participant’s ACP Authorization Card.
Must state and local government agencies accept the substitute address reflected on an ACP Authorization Card?
Yes, with very few exceptions. State and local government agencies must accept the ACP substitute address when presented a valid ACP authorization card. They cannot require a participant to disclose their actual address.
Can ACP participants receive registered mail or subpoenas?
Yes. The ACP accepts personal and legal mail. The ACP can receive such mail on behalf of a participant and forward it to them. This is treated as a participant receiving the mail.