Equifax Fraud Alert Phone Number

Hold time now: 44 mins (avg 19)
Best time to call: 10:15am
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Pro tip / get a human quickly: To place a Fraud Alert on your credit report
This is not the most popular Equifax phone number (it's ranked #6). Most customers call 866-640-2273 for support: Click here for best option

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

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I work for a financial institution and proposed guarantor is concerned that CBR score w...
Unable to sign in to myEquifax account. Continues to loop msg stating email and passwor...
Please unlock my credit report.
Take a freeze off my account
Security freeze on my Daughter credit.
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Help me with my issue

Equifax Fraud Alert Phone Number 888-766-0008 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial888-766-0008
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingFraud Alert
Call center hours24 hours, 7 days
Best time to dial10:15am
Navigate phone maze to a humanTo place a Fraud Alert on your credit report
Average wait19
Current wait44
Rank (among phone numbers)6
Rank (overall)8
Alternate methodsphone or chat or email or facebook or web
Quality of communication70%
Quality of help64%
Customer votes36,178
Best phone number866-640-2273
Information last updatedWed Sep 27 2023 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Equifax's 888-766-0008 Fraud Alert Number

This Equifax phone number is ranked #6 out of 14 because 187,800 Equifax customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 888-766-0008 is to reach the Equifax Fraud Alert department for problems like Unfreeze Credit, Freeze Credit, Locked Account, Dispute a Charge, Credit Score Change. As far as we can tell, Equifax has call center locations in India or Philippines and you can call during their open hours 24 hours, 7 days. Equifax has 14 phone numbers and 18 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 888-766-0008 and ways to call or contact Equifax with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling Equifax

Calling Equifax at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from Equifax Fraud Alert can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with Equifax's Fraud Alert department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting Equifax in General

While 888-766-0008 is Equifax's #6 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 866-640-2273 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 18 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach Equifax help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 70% score for their communication skills and a 64% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

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