How do I lock my Equifax credit report?

There are two ways you can lock your Equifax credit report.

  • You can use Lock & Alert on desktop or mobile app, or
  • You can use Equifax Credit Report Control™ if it's included in your Equifax product.

To lock your Equifax credit report using Lock & Alert, you can sign up here or log in here, or you can download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

To lock your Equifax credit report using Equifax Credit Report Control™, sign in to your product. On your dashboard, expand the Single Bureau Lock feature in the list on the right. You can then click "Lock Now" to lock your Equifax credit report.

Please note: You cannot have a security freeze on your Equifax credit report along with a lock. You will need to remove the security freeze in order to lock your Equifax credit report.