Identity theft and credit improvement
This part of the site provides legal information about credit issues and identity theft. Identity theft is the UK's fastest growing crime and can happen to anyone. If you have been a victim of identity theft we can help you correct bad data on your statutory credit reports and help you better protect your identity in future.
Identity theft risk assessment - How well protected is your personal information?
Identity theft advisor - Help if you or a family member may be a victim of identity theft
Your credit rating matters- and you should take careful steps to safeguard it, and repair it if you feel it does not fairly represent your circumstances. This pack contains documents for you to start the repair process, and to report to credit card companies if you feel your account has been accessed without your permission.
See the individual information associated with each document in this pack for a full description of their use.
Identity theft recovery
Note that although you can use this to create a valid deed poll, it's not suitable if you plan to enrol (i.e. register) it with the Royal Courts of Justice.
You can only use this to change the name of someone aged 16 or over.