OSU/A&M use services of The Work Number® from Equifax to provide automated employment and/or income verifications of all OSU/A&M employees. The Work Number® streamlines the employment and income verification process.
This change also reduces our risk of liability from providing erroneous or unauthorized information, and OSU employees receive the benefit of rapid verification completion, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
Expand the section that applies to your situation to learn more:
- Employee Guidance
Employment and/or income verifications are typically made when employees buy or refinance a home, rent a property, buy a vehicle, or apply for loans or credit. They can also be used to qualify for government benefits.
All verifier organizations must successfully pass a credentialing process prior to using The Work Number®, which validates legitimacy and permissible purpose, in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
In addition to permissible purpose, The Work Number® also requires verifiers have documented consent of the employee-consumer to access income information. Consent is generally established via a signed acknowledgement at the point of application for a loan or service.
When you are asked for proof of your employment or income, please follow these two simple steps:
Provide your employer code 18255 and Social Security Number
Direct the verifier to www.theworknumber.com
- Verifier Organizations
How to Use The Work Number®:
For commercial verifications (mortgage lenders, pre-employment, property leasing, credit cards, etc.) or for For Social Services verifications* (including Medicaid, SSI/SSDI, SNAP, TANF, Child Support, Public Housing, etc.) *Available to qualifying assistance agencies only
Please visit www.theworknumber.com and select “I’m a Verifier”
Provide the following:
Employer Name or Code: Oklahoma State University
Employer Code is 18255
Employee’s Social Security Number
The Work Number® service from Equifax is the leading resource for income and employment verification services nationwide. It provides verifiers an instant, automated solution for verification of employment, income and identity, based on payroll records contributed directly from thousands of employers.
Prior to using The Work Number®, all verifier organizations must successfully pass a credentialing process, which validates legitimacy and permissible purpose, in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Over 200,000 credentialed verifiers rely on The Work Number® to securely deliver fraud-proof information that virtually eliminates reliance on applicant-provided data, helps increase regulatory and internal compliance, while adding to operational consistency and efficiency.
In addition to permissible purpose, The Work Number® also requires that verifiers have documented consent of the employee-consumer to access income information. Consent is generally established via a signed acknowledgement at the point of application for a loan or service.
The Work Number® fulfillment process is purpose-built for completing verifications and securely delivering critical decision data with unparalleled speed and efficiency.
To learn more about The Work Number® from Equifax, please visit www.theworknumber.com