Equifax Security Breach Phone Number

800-525-6285
Hold time now: 42 mins (avg 38)
Best time to call: 10:15am
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Equifax's #1 Phone Number

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

Your system was unable to find my identity
They said I was unable to be identified with what I have as far as my identity
Ive been a victim of identity theft and hacked and scammed.. I need to put a freeze on...
Calling to dispute report on my credit report
Lost paperwork with my SSN full name phone number and address. Just need to know what t...
I'm looking to remove the fraud alert on my account
Derogatory marks are coming up on my credit report as well as saying I’m deceased. Soci...
I need to speak to a customer service representative in the US. It’s concerning lifting...
I want to handle a freeze. I have tried online and also the automated calling number to...
I need my EQUIFAX business Credit report immediately! I have been trying for over a we...
Question regarding how bankruptcy affects your student loans and your credit.
Account access needed and cancellation of membership
credit freeze need help need live person neeed opertor or live person please . this sho...
I'd like to find out if I have a freeze on my account and if so, I'd like to unfreeze it.
Help me with my issue

Equifax Security Breach Phone Number 800-525-6285 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial800-525-6285
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingSecurity Breach
Call center hours24 hours, 7 days
Best time to dial10:15am
Navigate phone maze to a humanDirect to human, just wait
Average wait38
Current wait42
Rank (among phone numbers)7
Rank (overall)9
Alternate methodsphone or chat or email or facebook or web
Quality of communication54%
Quality of help70%
Customer votes44,249
Best phone number866-640-2273
Information last updatedThu Jan 23 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Equifax's 800-525-6285 Security Breach Number

This Equifax phone number is ranked #7 out of 14 because 187,800 Equifax customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 800-525-6285 is to reach the Equifax Security Breach department for problems like Unfreeze Credit, Freeze Credit, Dispute a Charge, Locked Account, 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 800-525-6285 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 Security Breach 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 Security Breach 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. Click here if you want to compare Equifax's phone numbers against each other.

Contacting Equifax in General

While 800-525-6285 is Equifax's #7 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 54% score for their communication skills and a 70% 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. Click here to see a comparison of all the phone numbers, social media and other avenues to contact Equifax.
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