Verification of Employment

The Work Number logoThe UNT System uses The Work Number® automated or online service to provide employment and income verifications.

Employees at all locations who need official verification of employment for consumer loans, home or auto purchases or leases, housing,  identification for government benefits and similar uses may obtain employment and salary data without delay, usually within minutes.

The service is available 24 hours, every day and can be accessed from any location. All interactions are private and protected by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

How to Use the Work Number

For Proof of Employment

Give the person in need of proof of your employment, the verifier, this information:

  • Your social security number.
  • Employer Code 18021 (University of North Texas System, UNT Dallas, UNT Denton, UNT Health Science Center).
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers, which are 800-367-5690 and website, www.theworknumber.com.

To Create a Salary Key

Access The Work Number online or by telephone, 800-367-2884.

  • Select the Employee option and log in. 
  • To log in, have the following information: Employer Code 18021 (for University of North Texas System, UNT Dallas, UNT Denton, UNT Health Science Center).
  • User ID, which is your social security number.
  • PIN, which is is the last four digits of your social security number and your four digit year of birth; PIN must be changed after initial login.
  • Select the Create a Salary Key option and prepare to write the provided six (6) digit number.

Give the person in need of proof of your employment and/or income, the verifier, the following information:

  • Your social security number.
  • Employer Code 8021 (University of North Texas System, UNT Dallas, UNT Denton, UNT Health Science Center).
  • Your Salary Key.
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifier, the website www.theworknumber.com or 800-367-5690.

Public service agencies please visit “Social Services” via the web at www.theworknumber.com or call 800-660-3399.

To view an Employment and Income Report (EDR)

This report provides employment and income information and verifier requests.  To receive this employee generated report:

  • Access The Work Number online or by telephone, 800-367-2884.
  • Follow prompts to select the option to obtain a copy of your Employment Data Report (EDR).
  • Employer Code is 18021 (University of North Texas System, UNT Dallas, UNT Denton, UNT Health Science Center).
  • User ID is your social security number.
  • PIN is the last four digits of your social security number and your four digit year of birth; you will be asked to change the pin after initial login.

Additional Assistance

  • The Work Number Client Service Center
  • 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday
  • 800-367-2884 or TTY, 800-424-0253

 

About The Work Number

The Work Number is a national vendor used by State of Texas universities, plus Fortune 500 companies and the majority of federal government civilian employers. This service simplifies and accelerates qualifying decisions through an online system available to verifiers 24 hours a day, every day. Approximately 99 percent of all lending and service institutions in the United States participate in The Work Number, which is part of the Equifax credit monitoring organization. There is no cost to the UNT System.

Employees also can access one free Employment Data Report (EDR) each year. The report provides historical employment and income information and verifier requests for the past two years.

  • Contact The Work Number Client Service Center at 800-367-2884, TTY 800-424-0253, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.