Credit Bureau

What is a Credit Bureau?

A Credit Bureau is another name for a Credit Reference Agency, though these days it is a far less commonly used term.

There are four Credit Bureaux operating in the UK, who collect data about people and sell it to lenders and other companies with your permission when you need to take out credit, or allow someone to carry out a background check. This combined data is used to generate your Bureau Score

The four UK Credit Bureaux are Callcredit Limited, Crediva Limited, Experian Limited and Equifax Inc. At checkmyfile we take data from all four agencies to provide you with the most accurate representation of your credit history as seen by lenders.

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