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How to Use The Work Number

Need Proof of Employment?

Give the person needing proof of your employment the following information:

  • Your OSU ID Number with leading zero: 0-93x-xxx-xxx (No dashes)
  •  Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
  • The Work Number Access Options:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-5690

Need Proof of Employment Plus Income?

Step 1: Access The Work Number to create a “Salary Key” that grants one-time access to your income data:

  • The Work Number Access Options for Employees:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-2884

Step 2: Enter the Employer Code: 14817

Step 3: Select “I want to provide proof of employment and income.”

Step 4: You will need to enter the following information to obtain a Salary Key:

  • Your OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 0-93x-xxx-xxx
  • Your PIN: Birthdate (MMDD).

Step 5: Select “Prove Your Employment to Verifiers.”

Step 6: Select "Create a Salary Key" and then select “+ New Salary Key”.  Write down the six-digit number. xxxxxx

Step 7: Provide the person needing proof of your employment plus income with all of the following information:

  • Your OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 0-93x-xxx-xxx
  • Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
  • Your Salary Key (from Step 6)
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-5690

Applying to a Social Service Agency?

Provide this information to your case worker.

Attention Case Worker

Please take the following steps:

Step 1:  Register with The Work Number:

All agencies must register to use the service.  It takes about 5 minutes to complete the application.  If you are already registered and need help, please call the Client Service Center at 1-800-996-7566.

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-996-7566

Step 2: Obtain an employment and income verification:

  • The Work Number access options for Social Service agencies:
  • Enter your registered fax number
  • Enter the following information when instructed:
    1. Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
    2. Employee’s OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 0-93x-xxx-xxx
  • Select the kind of verification you need.  You can verify employment or employment plus income.