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
An extended fraud alert must be requested by mail. To place a request, please compile the following information:
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)|
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.
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.
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.