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Extended Fraud Alert:
Submit a Request

You can only request an extended fraud alert by mail because we need to collect documentation that proves your identity and confirms identity theft. Complete each step below and use the provided mailing address to send in a request for your extended fraud alert.

How long does an extended fraud alert stay on my credit report? 7 years

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Step 1: Print and fill out extended alert request form

Step 2: Provide proof of your identity and address.

Submit photocopies of documents that prove your identity and address. Examples of acceptable documents include:

Category 1: Identity (Provide 1) Category 2: Address (Provide 2)
  • Social Security Card
  • Letter from Social Security Administration
  • Military ID
  • Medicaid or Medicare card
  • Driver's License
  • Utility bill
  • Bank or credit union statement
  • Canceled check
  • Signed homeless shelter letter
  • Stamped post office box receipt
  • Government-issued ID
  • State ID card

Step 3: Provide an identity theft report

Examples of acceptable identity theft reports include: a valid police report, law enforcement agency report or U.S. Postal Service report. For more detailed information about identity theft reports, visit www.identitytheft.gov.

Step 4: Mail documents

Once you have all the documents outlined in Steps 1, 2 and 3, mail them to the address below.

Please note: Certified mail isn’t required.

Mail To:

TransUnion
P.O. Box 2000
Chester, PA 19016

NOTE: Please allow a few days for your extended fraud alert request to be processed. Once it is, you’ll get a letter from us confirming the extended fraud alert has been added to your credit report.