EPCS: Input your Experian transaction number

This article directs you in verifying your Experian Transaction Number to complete the identity proofing (IDP) process. 


Experian Transaction Number: 

After you pass identity proofing, you will receive an identity proofing confirmation email which will require your Experian Transaction Number (ETN). You will receive the ETN via SMS (text message) or USPS mail (letter). If sent by USPS mail, you will receive your letter in the mail within 6 business days. 


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If you receive your transaction number by SMS (text), it will be a 6-digit code from the number 732-873. If you receive your Transaction Number in the mail, it will be a 10-digit code.

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Inputting Your Experian Transaction Number

  • The transaction number sent to your phone by SMS (text) is valid for 7 days. 
  • The transaction number sent via mail (letter) is valid for 30 days.

Step 1: Go back to the Identity Proofing Confirmation email and click the blue link.


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Step 2: Enter the fields outlined below, then click Submit.

(A) Experian Transaction Number (sent via text or mail)

(B) Passphrase 

(C) Select Token 

(D) One time passcode



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