Tennessee Identity Theft Laws

Here is some basic information about Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 

    • Identity theft Law – Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-14-150
    • Identity theft Law – Tenn. Code Ann. § 39-16-303
    • Tennessee Expanded Identity Theft Laws – Click to download the attached file(s): Tennessee.pdf

Credit Freeze Program in Tennessee

    • HB 200
        • Effective Jan. 1, 2008
        • Applies to all consumers
        • no fees for ID theft victims, $7.50 to place for everyone else
        • free to temporary lift, $5 to permanently remove
        • Place the freeze over the phone
            • Equifax – 800-685-1111
            • Experian – 888-397-3742
            • TransUnion – 800-680-7289

Contacts in Tennessee

    • Attorney General
      500 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37243
      Phone: (615) 741-5860

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