How to send Verifiers to

If employers receive a call from a Verifier (such as a lender, background screener or government agency) seeking to obtain or confirm their employee’s employment and/or income information, the caller should be directed to


Over 68,000 Verifier organizations use The Work Number. These Verifiers are all vetted, approved and must have a permissible purpose for their request per the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).


Most Verifiers check the database before contacting the employer.  However, Verifiers may call you first because they are not aware that your company is now a part of the service.


If you get a request from someone who has not used the service before, they can access instructions at and click on “Verifier”.

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