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Employment & Income Verification

UC San Diego uses The Work Number® to provide employment and income verification for our employees.

The Work Number® is an automated process for employment and income verification. Employees benefit from having control of the process by authorizing access to their information. The Work Number provides verification services to over 50 million employees. It is widely known to mortgage lenders, banks, apartment complexes and others who may need proof of employment or income.

The service can be use anytime, anywhere -available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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How to Use The Work Number for Proof of Employment

Give the person needing proof of employment, the verifier, the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UC San Diego Employer Code 15975
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers:
    • Option a) www.theworknumber.com
    • Option b) 1-800-367-5690

How to Use the Work Number for Income Verification

Step 1) Create a Salary Key (a six-digit number that allows one-time access to your salary information.) by accessing The Work Number either via the Web: www.theworknumber.com or telephone: 1-800-367-2884

Step 2) Select the Employee option and Login. To Login, have the following information:
UCSD Employer Code: 15975
Username: Your Employee  Number: 000XXXXXX  (don't forget the three leading zeros)
Personal PIN: (initial PIN is your Birthday (MMDDYYYY) – change required at login)

Step 3) Select the “Create a Salary Key” option and prepare to write down the six-digit number

Step 4) Give the person needing proof of employment plus income (also known as the verifier), the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UCSD Employer Code: 15975
  • The one-time use Salary Key (from Step 3)

The Work Number® Access Options for Verifiers:
Option a) www.theworknumber.com
Option b) 1-800-367-5690

The Work Number® Client Service Center
Monday – Friday;7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.(CST)
1-800-424-0253 (TTY – Deaf)

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