Buying a copy of your credit report

If you wish to buy a credit report from any of the credit bureaus, send them a request letter to provide you with one. A sample format of such a letter is given below.

The Letter

Your Name

Your Address

Your Phone #

Credit Bureau's Name:

Credit Bureau's Address:


Dear Sir/Madam,

This letter is to request that you provide me with a copy of my most current credit report,as maintained in your database.

My personal details are given below:

My Full Name:
My Birth Date:
My Social Security Number:
My Current address:
My Former address:

I have enclosed herewith a check worth $ , a photocopy of my driver's license as proof of my address, and a photocopy of my Social Security Card. Please send me a copy of my credit report as soon as possible.


Your Signature

Your Name