Important Update: As part of our response to the 2017 cybersecurity incident, Equifax® offered all U.S. consumers identity theft protection and credit report monitoring free for one year, with TrustedID® Premier. The enrollment period for TrustedID Premier ended January 31, 2018. See What Can I Do? below for more information.

Am I Impacted?

If you have a U.S. Social Security number, you can see if your personal information has been impacted.

Am I Impacted?

What Can I Do?

Here are some of your options:

You can get a free copy of your credit report from the three major credit bureaus at Review your credit reports carefully, and make sure your personal information and accounts are correct.
Consider placing a security freeze or lock on your credit report. You can place a security freeze on your credit reports with the three major credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. You can also lock your Equifax credit report using Lock & Alert™, and contact the other two major credit bureaus for information on credit report locks.1 To learn more about the differences between credit report locks and freezes, visit Lock or Freeze.
You can place a fraud alert on your credit reports with the three major credit bureaus. To place a fraud alert on your Equifax credit report, visit our Fraud Alert page. We’ll automatically contact the other two credit bureaus.
For additional steps you can take, visit the Consumer Notice section of this site.

1. Locking your Equifax credit file will prevent access to it by certain third parties. Locking your Equifax credit file will not prevent access to your credit file at any other credit reporting agency. Entities that may still have access to your Equifax credit file include: companies like Equifax Global Consumer Solutions which provide you with access to your credit report or credit score, or monitor your credit file; federal, state, and local government agencies; companies reviewing your application for employment; companies that have a current account or relationship with you, and collection agencies acting on behalf of those whom you owe; for fraud detection purposes; and companies that wish to make pre-approved offers of credit or insurance to you. To opt out of such pre-approved offers, visit