1. By using your phone and the internet:
If you do not want to receive credit
card solicitations, you can call this federally-mandated toll-free
number to opt-out: (888) 567-8688. You can also opt-out online at
2. Additional steps that may
The three major credit bureaus may have
different requirements on how to opt-out. You can write your own letter or use
Sample Opt-Out Letter from the FTC to request that your personal information
not be shared with others or used for promotional purposes.
Visit the web site or phone each bureau for
their most up-to-date information.
The FTC publishes free brochures on
credit-related issues. For a complete list of publications, write for
Best Sellers, Consumer Response Center, Federal Trade Commission,
Washington, DC 20580; or call (202) FTC-HELP, TDD (202) 326-2502.