Identity Theft Information Sheets

You can make protection part of your life. Our resources give you ways to reduce your risk of becoming a target. If you are a victim now, our information will help you act to resolve problems and recover your good name.

Top 10 Tips for Identity Theft Protection

Identity Theft Victim Checklist

Identity Theft Affidavit

Requesting Information on Fraudulent Accounts: A Guide for Identity Theft Victims

When Your Child's Identity Is Stolen

Identity Theft and the Deceased

Your Social Security Number: Controlling the Key to Identity Theft

How to Use the California Identity Theft Registry - A Guide for Victims of "Criminal" Identity Theft

How to "Freeze" Your Credit Files

How to Order Your Free Credit Reports

How to "Freeze" Your Child's Credit Files: Tips for Parents and Guardians

Security Breach First Steps

(A one-page notice for breaches involving Social Security numbers only)

Child Security Breach First Steps

(A notice for breaches involving a child's Social Security number only)

First Aid for Medical Identity Theft: Tips for Consumers

Breach Help: Tips for Consumers