Federal Trade Commission
To submit a complaint as an identity theft victim, call the Identity Theft Hotline at 877-ID-THEFT or visit the Federal Trade Commission website.
To request the booklet “ID Theft, When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name," call 877-FTC-HELP or mail request to:
FTC, Consumer Response Center
600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580
Washington State Attorney General’s Office
For detailed information about identity theft, visit the Washington State Office of the Attorney General website.
Consumer Resource Centers
The Consumer Resource Centers provide statewide identity theft experts who can refer you to the proper authorities and who can assist consumers and businesses regarding the new law. Call 800-551-4636 for more information.
Credit Reporting Agencies
It is important to include your social security number and current address when writing to the following three credit bureaus:
National Consumer Assistance Center
P.O. Box 2002
Allen, TX 75013
Order Credit Report: 888-EXPERIAN (888-397-3742)
Report fraud: 888-EXPERIAN (888-397-3742)
Social Security Administration
P.O. Box 17768
Baltimore, MD 21235
Email Social Security Administration
Fraud Hotline: 800-269-0271
U.S. Postal Service
If theft of U.S. Mail is involved, or a fraudulent change of address has been filed, contact the U.S. Postal Inspector in your area.
Department of Motor Vehicles
If a false driver’s license was obtained in your name, or if someone is using your driver’s license number, please call 360-664-8885 or write:
View more information on Driver’s License Fraud.