You can contact Equifax by mail, by phone, or online. To contact Equifax by phone, call 888-548-7878 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. If you need to reach Equifax by mail, you can use the following address: Equifax Information Services LLC / P.O. Box 740256 / Atlanta, GA 30374.
Customer service at Equifax can help you add a fraud alert, set up a credit freeze, and file a dispute.
To place a fraud alert on your Equifax report: add an alert online or call 800-525-6285.
You can contact the credit bureaus online, by phone, or by mail. The best way to contact a credit bureau is electronically because customer service representatives will not always have the answers to your questions immediately. Credit bureau customer service can help consumers with account management, credit freezes, disputes, fraud alerts, and more. Below, you can find a breakdown of the various ways to contact the credit bureaus, depending on what you need to contact them for.… read full answer
You can dispute credit report information online by visiting Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. For items you wish to dispute on your TransUnion credit report, you can also visit the credit report tab of your WalletHub account and select “Report to TransUnion” for any inaccurate item. You can only dispute inaccurate information that appears as a result of a mistake or fraud.… read full answer
When you visit the credit bureaus, you will need to verify the following items to submit your dispute:
Social Security number
Date of birth
You will also need to provide a reason for your dispute, including a short explanation of why you believe the information is inaccurate. When you submit your dispute, you’ll be redirected to a confirmation page, which you should print for your records.
Credit bureaus have 30 days to respond after you’ve submitted your dispute, although you may see results sooner. Once a credit bureau has reviewed your dispute, they will either make adjustments to your credit report or provide an explanation as to why no further action is necessary.
To learn more about credit-report disputes as well as other dispute methods, you can visit our dispute guide.
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