Equifax Security Freeze Phone Number

Hold time now: 39 mins (avg 35)
Best time to call: 7:30pm
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This is not the most popular Equifax phone number (it's ranked #3). Most customers call 866-640-2273 for support: Click here for best option

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

while creating an Equifax account it stated I ha dot get in contact with customer Serv...
Why in the world am I receiving SO MANY EMAILS telling me No News is Good News! from...
Need to inquire about fraud and how I can block it if possible.
I can't log into the website to unfreeze my account
I would like to check for fraud on my credit and see how to handle it.
Need to discuss a problem I’m having with my credit score and update on a dispute I fil...
Difficulty unfreezing credit.
*st I cant respond online SERVICES I am not using any services other than email I can't...
Remove old address, remove old employers and spell my name correct. And remove misspell...
I need old addresses, employers and names spelled wronged removed and corrected.
To take the free of my account
I am receiving emails from Russia.....how do I block them? They average several email...
Simply put i have been unable to access my Equifax account. I did manage to speak with...
I need to update my employer information on the credit report

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Equifax Security Freeze Phone Number 888-298-0045 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial888-298-0045
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingSecurity Freeze
Call center hoursMon-Fri 9am-5pm EST
Best time to dial7:30pm
Navigate phone maze to a humanFor Security Freeze department
Average wait35
Current wait39
Rank (among phone numbers)3
Rank (overall)3
Alternate methodsphone or chat or email or facebook or web
Quality of communication34%
Quality of help83%
Customer votes55,803
Best phone number866-640-2273
Information last updatedSun Jan 24 2021 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Equifax's 888-298-0045 Security Freeze Number

This Equifax phone number is ranked #3 out of 14 because 187,800 Equifax customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 888-298-0045 is to reach the Equifax Security Freeze 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 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm EST. Equifax has 14 phone numbers and 18 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 888-298-0045 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 Freeze 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 Freeze 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 888-298-0045 is Equifax's #3 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 34% score for their communication skills and a 83% 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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