Fraud alert

Help protect your credit information

What would you like to do?

Fraud alert messages notify potential credit grantors to verify your identification before extending credit in your name in case someone is using your information without your consent. Learn more.

How long would you like your fraud alert to be?

Did you know?

If you are a victim of identity theft and submit a copy of a valid identity theft report that you have filed with a Federal, State or local law enforcement agency, then you may request an Extended Fraud Victim Alert, which lasts for 7 years.

Option 1: Free annual Credit Report

Federal law allows you to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.

Online: www.AnnualCreditReport.com

Phone: 877 FACTACT

Mail: Visit www.AnnualCreditReport.com for instructions

Did you know?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) entitles you to a free Credit Report under certain circumstances:

Option 2: Order your Credit Report online

Experian Credit Report


Up to

$12

Plus tax in some areas


  • One-time Experian Credit Report
  • Toll-free phone support
Order now

Experian CreditWorksSM Basic


$0

No credit card required


  • Experian Credit Report every 30 days on sign in
  • Basic Experian credit monitoring
  • Toll-free phone support
Sign up for free

Option 3: Order by phone

1 888 397 3742

International callers who experience difficulties calling these numbers should contact their telephone service providers for assistance.

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