Security Freeze

Lock or unlock access to your credit file

What would you like to do?

A security freeze is designed to prevent credit, loans and services from being approved in your name without your consent but may also delay or interfere with or prohibit the timely approval of any subsequent requests or application you make regarding new credit, loans or services. Learn more.

How would you like to add your security freeze?

Did you know?

If you are a victim of identity theft and submit a valid investigative or incident report or complaint with a law enforcement agency or the Department of Motor Vehicles, the fee will be waived.

Security freeze education

How Long it Takes to Thaw Frozen Credit

Dear Experian, If I have thawed my credit, how long before I can apply for credit and it will be accessible? - SME

How to Lift a Security Freeze

Dear Experian, How do I lift my freeze in your company? - GSN

Does Freezing Your Credit File Affect Other Accounts

Dear Experian, I just lost my driver's license and am considering putting a security freeze on my credit files. Would placing a freeze on my credit files interfere with me...