The Work Number® for      Payroll Partners

Provide added value to your payroll bundle with automated and secure Income and Employment Verification.
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Verifying employment is vital in today's economy.

key BENEFITS of the work number

Added Value to Your Payroll Bundle

With less HR work, increased compliance in responding to requests and a no-cost employee benefit.

Seamless Integration

That allows the service to respond to employee-authorized requests using payroll data you provide from participating customers.

Employee Privacy

By eliminating employers’ involvement in their employees’ personal verification requests.

Improved Opportunities for Credit and Aid

Quick and reliable information to lenders and government agencies improves opportunities for loans, credit and aid.


We build partnerships with payroll providers that allow for a seamless user experience for Income and Employment Verification. Learn more about becoming a partner or see if we already integrate with your platform.

Here are just a few of our valued partnerships:

sucess story
How we gain additional clients with the expertise and value that Equifax is bringing on board has far surpassed our expectations.
Adam Clayton, Chief Financial Officer, Proliant
Key Stats 


With more than 2.5 million employer contributors from businesses and partnerships of all sizes, The Work Number® continues to grow.


20+ partners contribute to The Work Number, enabling access to both large and small employers in a variety of industries.


The Work Number service fulfilled 573 million verification requests on behalf of consumers in 2021.

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If you’re not with Equifax, you’re missing out!
Equifax is the right fit for us for 3 HR services
including The Work Number.
Valued Employer Customer of The Work Number

Looking to Manage Your Personal Employment and Income Data? 

Doing so is simple, secure, and fast. 

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Take the next step toward automated verification.