Please see our article on reporting identity theft for more information.
Contact your creditors
Get in touch with any creditors you have an account with (e.g. banks, credit card companies, store cards, phone and utility companies). Even if you don't believe they have been affected, creditors can proactively monitor your accounts.
Contact a credit reference agency
The below agencies can provide suggestions to resolve the situation and prevent it from happening again:
Go to Experian's website
Tel: 0800 013 8888
Go to Equifax's website
Tel: 0845 603 3000
Go to Transunion's website
Tel: 0330 024 7574
Consider subscribing to the CIFAS Protective Registration Service
CIFAS can place a notice on your credit file, indicating that your name and address may be used to perpetrate identity fraud.
Go to the CIFAS website
Tel: 0330 100 0180