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The law requires the major nationwide credit reporting companies—Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion—to give you a free copy of your credit report annually when you ask for it. Visit the above site or call 1-877-322-8228. Or you can fill out an Annual Credit Report Request Form (available at www.ftc.gov/freereports) and mail it to:
Annual Credit Report Request Service
P.O. Box 105281
Atlanta, GA 30348-5281