How to Get a Copy of Your Credit Report

Step 1
In your internet browser, log in to http://www.annualcreditreport.com. When you arrive, make sure your connection to the website is secured by clicking on the Verisign Secured icon on the bottom right.

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Step 2
Once you have verified the connection is secure, select your state and click on Request Report.

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Step 3
Fill in the form with your personal information. Verify your information before proceeding, and when you are ready click on Continue.

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Step 4
Select which credit reporting company you want to request a report from. It is recommend to request a report from all 3 companies. Click Next when you are ready to proceed.

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Step 5
A prompt will appear explaining that you may return to the original website by clicking on the button in the blue circle. Click Next to continue.

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Step 6
You will be directed to your first report, in this case Experian. The company will ask you to verify your personal information to safeguard your report. Continue with the process until you are presented with your report. Make sure you either save a copy of the report on your computer or print it out for your records.

Note: Throughout the process you may be presented with the opportunity to view your credit score or FICO score. This is not part of the free annual credit report process and additional fees are required to access these scores. Remember, it is not necessary to request your score in order to view your credit report.

When you have viewed your report from Experian, click on Return to AnnualCreditReport.com on the top navigation bar to continue with your credir report request from Equifax and Transunion.

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Step 7
Equifax will ask you to verify your personal information to safeguard your report. Continue with the process until you are presented with your report. Make sure you either save a copy of the report on your computer or print it out for your records.

Note: Throughout the process you may be presented with the opportunity to view your credit score or FICO score. This is not part of the free annual credit report process and additional fees are required to access these scores. Remember, it is not necessary to request your score in order to view your credit report.

When you have viewed your report from Equifax, click on Return to AnnualCreditReport.com on the top navigation bar to continue with your credir report request from Transunion.

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Step 8
Transunion will ask you to verify your personal information to safeguard your report. Continue with the process until you are presented with your report. Make sure you either save a copy of the report on your computer or print it out for your records.

Note: Throughout the process you may be presented with the opportunity to view your credit score or FICO score. This is not part of the free annual credit report process and additional fees are required to access these scores. Remember, it is not necessary to request your score in order to view your credit report.

When you have viewed your report from Transunion, you have completed the process of obtaining your free annual credit report. It is advised you close your internet browser at this time.

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