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    • Rscott93
    • By Rscott93 7th Mar 18, 12:48 PM
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    Account numbers for credit file clean up?
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    • 7th Mar 18, 12:48 PM
    Account numbers for credit file clean up? 7th Mar 18 at 12:48 PM
    I am currently on with writing my letters to the creditors to update my credit file after being discharged from bankruptcy last week.

    I am having trouble finding the account numbers for the accounts I had with the creditors.

    Where can I find this information?
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    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 7th Mar 18, 3:41 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 3:41 PM
    Hi it can take a couple of months for the information to be updated after discharge.
    We usually advice wait about 3 months then check on all the agencies, many times there is nothing to do mine all updated without any intervention from me.
    • TheGardener
    • By TheGardener 8th Mar 18, 8:02 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 8:02 AM
    I did my BR on the 'old' paper system and had to provide the account numbers on the petition at the time so I still have a copy of the that. If you don't have a record of them then it will probably be difficult to find them now. If you give you name address and postcode at the time of BR I'm sure they will find you.

    I'd also strongly agree with luvchocolate - it takes at least 3 months for the credit file system to update so wait a bit and then check again - you may find only one or two need writing to.
    • haggis0073
    • By haggis0073 8th Mar 18, 9:43 AM
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    • 8th Mar 18, 9:43 AM
    if you did it online then it would of asked you for the account numbers of each of your creditors, if possible you can log into your BR portal and download a copy of your application, then under the creditors part the account numbers will be under "reference"
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