Pennsylvania Identity Theft Laws

Here is some basic information about Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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.

Identity Theft laws in Pennsylvania

Credit Freeze law in Pennsylvania

  • Freeze Law – SB 180, see
    • Effective: Jan. 1, 2007
    • Applies to all consumers, $10 to place but no fees for ID theft victims or seniors 65 years +. Freeze lasts 7 years.
    • How to place your security freeze in Pennsylvania:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityPA.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax – 800-685-1111
      • Experian – 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion – 800-680-7289

Contacts in Pennsylvania

  • Attorney General
    1600 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Phone: (717) 787-3391
    Website: www.attorneygeneral.gov

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