There are an abundance of services geared toward selling actors things they don’t need. What is the service they are selling is something you do need? Is there ever a time when you should pay to see an agent, manager or CD? We like to say no, but we have been told that smaller market reps sometimes charge clients a fee. Although we haven’t changed our position, in markets without a lot of work, reps may charge a small registration fee. You must research to help you decide if it’s a scam or if you feel it’s worth paying that fee or if you can find another rep who doesn’t charge. When small market reps charge fees.