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Sample Letter to Request a Credit Report

Credit Bureau
City State Zip

Re: Your full name

Dear Credit Bureau:

Enclosed is a copy of the letter I received from name of credit card issuer or other lender denying me credit based upon information found in my credit report.

I request that you send me a free copy of my credit report as required by section 612(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Your full name including generation if applicable

Social security number

Give maiden name if applicable

Your current address

Give addresses over past five years, including zip code

Give spouse’s full name and social security number if applicable

Provide copy of your current driver’s license or other photo ID.

Date of birth