Employment Verification

To help make employment verification easier, Georgia Tech has partnered with The Work Number®, an automated service that protects your personal information during the verification process. This secure service is used when you apply for a mortgage or loan, a job, lease an apartment or any other instance where proof of employment or income is needed.

In the list below, if you are asked to enter your User ID and password, please note the following:

  • Your User ID is your Social Security Number
  • Your password is the last four digits of your Social Security Number + your date of birth (YYYY)

Please select the reason for your verification request from the list below:

Need proof of employment or income?
Give the person needing proof of your employment the following information:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Company USA Employer Code: 15799

The Work Number access options for verifiers: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-5690.

Applying to a Social Service Agency?
Provide the information listed below to your case worker.

Attention Case Worker 
If you are not registered with The Work Number, visit www.theworknumber.com or call 1-800-996-7566.

All agencies must register to use the service. Once you are registered, please follow the steps below to obtain the verifications you need. If you are registered with The Work Number:

  • Go to www.theworknumber.com (or call 1-800-660-3399)
  • Select “Enter Site” under Social Service Verifiers
  • Select “Log In”
  • Enter your Username and select “Continue”
  • Enter your Password and select “Log in”
  • Enter the following information when instructed:
    • Company USA Employer Code: 15799
    • Applicant’s Social Security Number

Need to create a Salary Key?
A salary key is one form of employee authorization used to release income. If a verifier is requesting a salary key from you, please take the following steps:

  • Go to www.theworknumber.com (or call 1-800-660-3399)
  • Select “I’m an Employee”
  • Select “Enter Site”
  • Enter the Employer Code (15799) and select “Log In”
  • Select “I want to provide proof of employment and income”
  • Enter your User ID and select “Continue”
  • Enter your PIN and select “Log in” 
  • Select “Create a Salary Key”
  • Select “Create Another Salary Key”
  • Write down the six-digit number provided.

Provide the person requesting the salary key with the following information:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Company USA Employer Code: 15799
  • Your salary key

The Work Number access options for verifiers follow: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-5690.