Employment Verification

Georgetown University is pleased to offer The Work Number©, an automated employment verification service that allows you to have your employment and income verified within a matter of minutes! This secure service is used for mortgage applications, reference checks, loan applications and apartment leases, and more. It is quick, accurate, and best of all, it’s easy!

  • Secure – You control who has access to your employment and income information.
  • Fast – Employment verifications processed in a matter of minutes, instead of days or even weeks.
  • Smart – Verifiers don’t have to know where you work in the University.
  • Accurate – Information provided directly from University payroll and retirement records.

This is a national service used by many major employers and is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. To receive instructions for a free demonstration of the system, visit the website at: www.theworknumber.com. Under the Employee Log-In Section, enter 10507 when it asks for your Employer Name or Code.

Instructions on how to use The Work Number©

To provide proof of employment only

Follow These Steps:

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

Alternatively, they can call 1-800-367-5690 or 1-900-555-9675 with the information you provide.

To provide proof of employment PLUS income

Follow These Steps:

  1. Obtain a “Salary Key” (authorization code):
    Visit www.theworknumber.com/employee or call 1-800-367-2884. You will need the following information:

    • The Georgetown University Employer Code: 10507
    • Your Social Security Number
    • Your PIN (Your PIN is the last 4 digits of your Social Security number followed by the month and year (MMYY) of your birth. For example, if your social security number is 234-56-7890, and your birthdate is 01-02-52, your PIN would be 78900152.) IMPORTANT: Do not give your PIN to a verifier.

    Select to obtain a Salary Key and write it down

  2. Give the person requesting your proof of employment the following information:
    • Your Social Security Number
    • The Georgetown University Employee Code: 10507
    • The Salary Key from the Work Number

    This can be done online at www.theworknumber.com/employee or by calling 1-800-367-2884, 1-800-367-5690 or 1-900-555-9675.


For assistance, the Work Number Client Service Center is available via the phone at 1-800-996-7566, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. (CST).