Who Can Look at Your Credit Report?

find out who has the right to look at your credit report

Anyone with what is considered a permissible purpose can look at your report. These companies, groups, and individuals include:

  • Potential lenders
  • Landlords
  • Insurance companies
  • Employers and potential employers (usually only with your written consent)
  • Companies you allow to monitor your account for signs of identity theft
  • Some groups considering your application for a government license or benefit
  • A state or local child support enforcement agency
  • Any government agency (although they may be allowed to view only certain portions)
  • Someone who uses your credit report to provide a product or service you have requested
  • Someone that has your written authorization to obtain your credit report

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