Streamline the Car Buying Process

The Work Number® provides lenders with a fast, digital way to clear stipulations in the lending process, helping consumers get a quicker loan decision.
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Review Real-Time Verification Results in Seconds

The Work Number offers 24/7 verification services to help auto dealers and lenders make more informed lending decisions. Once you are credentialed, you can help shoppers get on the road, faster.
Featured Products

Equifax offers products tailored to meet the verification needs of the auto industry.

Income and Employment Verification

Get third-party verifications with income and employment information provided by employers and payroll providers.

The Work Number ID

Confirm whether an applicant-provided name and social security number matches employer-provided data to quickly validate an applicant’s identity.

Education Verification

Fast, comprehensive verification of an applicant's education status.

KEY benefits of verification for the auto industry 

Verification available when car buyers are shopping

Access verification information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Verification can be completed in seconds

Dealers and auto lenders can adapt to changing situations and quickly capture new customers.

The credentialing process is easy

It just takes a few steps to become a credentialed verifier with access to information you need to make smart lending decisions.

Access to over 119 million active records and counting

Enable a greater number of verifications with current records and more contributors than other verification companies. 

Instant Verifications Help Boost Conversion Rates

By utilizing The Work Number to verify employment and income, lenders may substantially increase conversion rates. When instantly verified by The Work Number, auto applicants are 40% more likely to be funded.*

*Source: Equifax Internal Study of The Work Number Inquiry Data, December 2017 - December 2018 United States auto loans. Individual results may vary.

Instant Income and Employment Data: Key for Auto Lenders

Real-time income and employment data can enable faster access to credit and reduce friction for auto lenders, dealers and consumers.

Convergence: The Value of Employment and Income Information in Today’s Dynamic Lending Landscape

Learn how lenders can build business with better visibility, expand data and easier processes.
by the numbers


Active income and employment records from over 1.2 million employers across a variety of industries.


The Work Number database offers credentialed verifiers access to more than 119 million records for verifications of income and employment.


The Work Number service fulfilled 223 million verification requests on behalf of consumers in 2020.


We build relationships with automotive industry technology providers that help allow for a seamless user experience for verifications such as, Income and Employment Verification and Verification of Education. Learn more about working with us or see if we already integrate with your platform.
success story
One of the biggest benefits for the dealership has been the turnaround time with funding.
Blake Bailey, Hennesey of Southlake

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