- Allows a consumer to file a credit score dispute online with Experian
- The information used by Experian is from credit grantors, public records and other reliable sources following the guidelines in the Fair Credit Reporting Act as set by the United States
- The site is operated by Experian Information Solutions – 1 866 200 6020 – P.O. Box 2002, Allen, TX 75013
When filing a dispute the consumer will be required to explain (as best as they can) why the information on the consumers personal credit report is inaccurate or incomplete and may be asked to provide supporting documentation. A consumer has the option of starting a New Dispute Online, check the status of a pending dispute, view the results of a previously submitted dispute and appeal the outcome, and Verify the Accuracy of the individuals Credit History.
Other Experian Disputes Highlights/Lowlights
- When information is requested from third parties they will have 30 days ti provide the information (21 days for Maine residents)
- Chapters 7, 11 and 12 bankruptcies will remain on a consumers credit report for 10 years
- To check the status of a dispute please have the report number on hand
- Experian disputes may take 30 days or more to process depending on the complexity of the issue and documents requested
- Revolving lines of credit, retail charge cards and bank credit card accounts are considered by state and federal law to be open-ended lines of credit
- According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, businesses with a permissible purpose (aka a legit reason o do so) may review consumer credit report information
Experian is a Republic of Ireland based credit service firm that collects credit information on people and businesses (both large and small). The firm was founded in 1996 and has over 16,000 employees. Many people are upset when they receive a credit score from Experian and it is lower than they anticipated. This is usually due to several reasons; usually the person is dumb, not educated or a mixture of both.