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You have likely read one or more articles that have been circulating since Equifax announced…

Oct 2017

Directions to freeze your credit follow:

EQUIFAX CREDIT FREEZE – (www.freeze.equifax.com)

  • Credit freezes may be done online or by certified mail – return receipt requested.
  • If your PIN is late arriving, call 1-888-298-0045. They will ask you for some ID and arrange for
    your PIN to be sent to you in 4-7 days.
  • Unfreeze: Do a temporary thaw of your Equifax credit freeze by snail mail, online or by calling 1-
    800-685-1111.
  • If requesting a freeze by mail, use the following address: Equifax Security Freeze, P.O. Box
    105788, Atlanta, GA. 30348.

EXPERIAN CREDIT FREEZE – (www.experian.com/freeze/center)

  • Credit freezes may be done online; by certified mail – return receipt requested; or by calling 1-
    888-EXPERIAN (1-888-397-3742). When calling, press 2 then follow prompts for security freeze.
  • Request your credit freeze by certified mail.
  • Unfreeze: Do a temporary thaw of your Experian credit freeze online or by calling 1-888-397-
    3742.
  • If requesting a freeze by mail, use the following address: Experian, P.O. Box 9554, Allen, TX.
    75013.

TRANSUNION CREDIT FREEZE – (www.freeze.transunion.com/sf/securityFreeze/landingPage.jsp)

  • Credit freezes may be done online, by phone (1-888-909-8872) or by certified mail – return
    receipt requested. (Some users have reported difficulty with the online method. Please try one
    of the other options if you too experience difficulty.)
  • Unfreeze: Do a temporary thaw of your TransUnion credit freeze online or by calling 1-888-909-
    8872.
  • If requesting a freeze by mail, use the following address: TransUnion Protected Consumer
    Freeze, P.O. Box 380, Woodlyn, PA. 19094.
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