Research

Following is a sample letter that you may send to ChoicePoint and the credit bureaus requesting that they search their records for use of your child’s identity. Send this letter certified mail, return receipt requested. NOTE: If you have more than one child, send a separate letter for each child.


[Date]

[Parent's Name]
[Parent's Address]
[Parent's City, State, Zip Code]

Equifax Information Services, LLC
Po Box 105169
Atlanta, GA 30348

-or-

Experian
P.O. Box 9532
Allen, TX 75013

-or-

TransUnion
1561 Orange Thorpe Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831

-or-

ChoicePoint Customer Service Center
Attn: Full File Disclosure
PO Box 105108
Atlanta, GA 30348

Dear Sir or Madam:

Please search your records for my child’s social security number XXX-XX-XXXX. If you find any activity please send a copy to the address below. I have enclosed a copy of my child’s Social Security Card and birth certificate. I’m also including a copy of my government issued ID and my current utility bill. Please let me know if you need any other information from me to obtain this credit file.

[Minor's Name]
[Minor's Address]
[Minor's City, State, Zip Code]
[Minor's SSN]

Please send a copy to:

[Parent's name and address]

Sincerely,

[Parent's name]

Enclosures:
Social Security Card
Birth certificate
Parent's government issued ID
Current utility bill