Georgia Identity Theft Laws

Here is some basic information about Georgia state identity theft laws and some contact information for your local agencies to get help. Please contact the proper officials if you’d like to get help from your local Georgia agency or you can email us and we can try to put you in touch with a local attorney to guide through the process of helping you reclaim your identity. Please note that we only refer your information to an attorney and we are not directly involved with the process in any way.

Here at IdentitySecurely.com we want to make sure you have all the necessary information to guide you through the identity theft protection process.

A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft laws in Georgia

    • Identity theft Law – Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-9-121 to 16-9-128
    • Financial Identity Fraud

Security Freeze Law in Georgia

    • HB 130
        • Eligibility:All Consumers
        • Fees:No fees for identity theft victims with a police report and seniors 65 or older.
        • All others pay $3 per credit reporting agency to place, remove or temporarily lift.
        • Effective Date of law: August 1, 2008
        • Place the freeze over the phone
            • Equifax – 800-685-1111
            • Experian – 888-397-3742
            • TransUnion – 800-680-7289

Contacts in Georgia

    • 40 Capitol Square, SW, Atlanta, GA 30334-1300
    • Phone: (404) 656-3300

Other Resources

  • Equifax

P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
Phone: (800) 525-6285
Website: equifax.com

  • Experian

P.O. Box 9701, Allen, TX 75013-0949
Phone: (888) 397-3742
Website: experian.com

  • TransUnion

P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834
Phone: (800) 680-7289
Website: transunion.com

  • FTC


The FTC also provides helpful information regarding limiting unwanted calls and emails; computer security; kid’s online safety; protecting your identity; and repairing identity theft.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity


  • Annual Free Credit Report

annualcreditreport.com
877-322-8228
Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281

  • National Conference of State Legislatures

www.ncsl.org/research/financial-services-and-commerce/identity-theft-state-statutes.aspx