The Work Number is an automated service that quickly and securely provides instant employment and income verifications when applying for a loan, buying a car, leasing an apartment, qualifying for public assistance, or similar instances.
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education securely transmits employment and income data to The Work Number on a regular cycle so the information remains current. The service is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. There is no more need to provide paper documentation, such as pay stubs, to lenders and other service providers.
Provide the information listed below to the lender or public assistance agency.
Follow the steps below to generate a “salary key.” A salary key is a unique 8–16 digit number which allows verifiers one-time access to your income data. A salary key can also be requested by calling The Work Number at 1-800-367-2884 (TTY: 1-800-424-0253).
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