If you would like to place a ban on your Equifax credit report, please email us at banrequestAU@equifax.com and provide the following information:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Current address
- Previous address
- Drivers licence number
- Reason for requesting the ban
The initial ban period is for 21 days, but can be extended upon your written request if there are reasonable grounds.
If you are concerned about your identity being stolen it is important that you place a ban on your credit report with each credit reporting body in Australia.
Learn more: Read our "How to place a ban on your credit report" fact sheet.
The OAIC also have a fact sheet on fraud and your credit report: https://www.oaic.gov.au/individuals/privacy-fact-sheets/credit-reporting/privacy-fact-sheet-37-fraud-and-your-credit-report