Employment Verification

The Work Number from Equifax is a fast and secure way to provide proof of your employment or income— a necessary step in many of today’s life events including obtaining credit, financing a home or automobile, obtaining a housing lease or securing government benefits or services. The Work Number simplifies the verification process and accelerates qualifying decisions through an online system available to verifiers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hundreds of thousands of credentialed verifiers rely on The Work Number for rapid access to information critical to their decision process, and thousands of employers nationwide have entrusted The Work Number to provide this important service on behalf of their employees.

Please follow the instructions below to complete the verification.

How to Use the Work Number


For Commercial Verifications* (mortgage lenders, pre-employment, property leasing, credit cards, etc.)

  • Please visit theworknumber.com and select “I’m a Verifier”
  • Provide the following:
  1. Employer Name or Code: Continental Health Alliance
  2. Employer Code is 114523
  3. Employee’s Social Security Number

For Social Services Verifications** (including Medicaid, SSI/SSDI, SNAP, TANF, Child Support,
Public Housing, etc.)

  • Please visit theworknumber.com and select “I’m a Verifier”
  • Provide the following:
  1. Employer Name or Code: Continental Health Alliance
  2. Employer Code is 114523
  3. Employee’s Social Security Number

*If you are applying for a mortgage you must notify HR to add your salary information to the work number website so your financial institution will have access to this information. The only time that salary information may be disclosed are for mortgage purposes.

**Available to qualifying assistance agencies only


Additional Information


The Work Number service from Equifax is the leading resource for income and employment verification services nationwide. It provides verifiers an instant, automated solution for verification of employment, income and identity, based on payroll records contributed directly from thousands of employers.

Prior to using The Work Number, all verifier organizations must successfully pass a credentialing process, which validates legitimacy and permissible purpose, in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Over 200,000 credentialed verifiers rely on The Work Number to securely deliver fraud-proof information that virtually eliminates reliance on applicant-provided data, helps increase regulatory and internal compliance, while adding to operational consistency and efficiency.

In addition to permissible purpose, The Work Number also requires that verifiers have documented consent of the employee-consumer to access income information. Consent is generally established via a signed acknowledgement at the point of application for a loan or service. The Work Number fulfillment process is purpose-built for completing verifications and securely delivering critical decision-making data with unparalleled speed and efficiency.

To learn more about The Work Number from Equifax, please visit www.theworknumber.com