Posts Tagged "Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)"

Individual Taxpayer ID number cannot be used in place of Social Security number

Dear Experian,

I’m trying to request a dispute on my credit report, but it asks me for a credit report number. I have tried to request my annual free report but I can’t since I don’t have a Social Security number. I do have an ITIN number but the system won’t accept it. What are my options?


Using employer tax ID number won’t fix bad credit

Dear Experian,

Can I use my employer tax ID number to repair my damaged credit?


Tax identification numbers do not replace a Social Security number

Dear Experian,

I do not have a Social Security number. Instead, I have an EIN number. Does the EIN number replace a Social Security number when placing a fraud alert?


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