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


Know Your Rights: California Identity Theft Victims' Rights


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