To unfreeze your credit, you’ll need to use the secure PIN that you received when you originally requested a freeze. In most cases, if you make the request by phone or online, the credit bureaus can lift a freeze in as little as 15 minutes, although the Federal Trade Commission gives them up to three business days.How do you take off credit freeze?
The easiest way to remove a credit freeze is to visit Experian’s Freeze Center and request it there, with your PIN. You may also call Experian to request a security freeze removal at 1-888-397-3742 or by mail at the following address:How do you remove freeze from your credit report?
To place a security freeze on your credit reports, go to the website for each of the three credit reporting agencies and find their freeze page. Sign up for the security freeze by entering your information. You'll be given a pin which you can use later to remove or temporarily lift the freeze.