How to Contact Experian by Phone

Experian is a credit reporting company headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. If you need to contact Experian by telephone, you can call Experian's customer service line. You can call Experian to request a consumer credit report and score or to report fraud, identity theft or inaccurate information on your Experian credit report.

Call Experian customer service at (888) 397-3742.

Give the customer service representative your identifying information, so that he can access your credit file. Identifying information includes your name, current and previous address, Social Security Number and date of birth.

Order your credit report or score or notify Experian about fraud, identity theft or inaccurate information on your credit report. If you want to order your credit report or score, the customer service representative will ask you for your credit card information to pay the required fee. In some cases, you may request a free credit report. You are generally entitled to a free credit report if you were denied credit, insurance or employment in the past 60. If you think you are entitled to a free credit report, inform the customer service representative. If you want to report fraud, identity theft or inaccurate information from your credit report, give the customer service representative details and request an investigation.

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