IDENTITY IQ Identity Theft Protection Review

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IDENTITY IQ is an identity theft protection service that offers four protection packages. Basic packages start at $6.99 and Protect Max sells for $29.99. IDENTITY IQ has been providing this service for more than 2 decades, helping people secure their personal information. Security features include credit score tracker, checking account reports and three credit bureau reporting. IDENTITY IQ also offers $1 million insurance and recovery assistance for clients.

 

What does it protect?

 

 

Protect

Protect Plus

Protect Pro

Protect Max

1 Bureau Daily Credit Monitoring & Alerts

Yes

Yes

 

 

3 Bureau Daily Credit Monitoring & Alerts

 

 

Yes

Yes

1 Bureau Credit Report & Score

 

monthly

Monthly

 

3 Bureau Credit Report & Scores

 

 

 

Quarterly

Discounted Additional Reports & Scores 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

One Call Dispute Assistance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ID Theft Insurance

$25,000

$25,000

$1,000,000

$1,000,000

Credit Score Tracker

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ID Fraud Restoration Specialist

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Fraud Alert Assistance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Opt-out IQ (Junk Mail/Do Not Call List)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

CreditIQ-Rental History

 

 

 

 

CreditIQ-Property History & Public Records

 

 

 

 

Checking Account Report

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lost Wallet Form and Assistance

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Credit Score Simulator

 

 

Yes

Yes

IQ Center

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

Services

 

Monitoring

Yes         

Fraud Alerts

Yes

Credit Freeze

Gives assistance

Reimbursement Insurance

Yes up to $1 million

Resolution

Gives assistance

Restoration

Gives assistance

 

Features

 

ID Vault 

keeps and stores all of your passwords

Lost wallet protection 

provides assistance when cancelling your credit cards 

Personal recovery assistant 

provides help in recovering your ID in worst case scenarios

Credit analyzer 

get access to your credit score, notifies you of any changes

$1 million identity insurance 

coverage for lost wages and costs when recovering your personal identity

Credit scores 

3 credit scores from 3 bureaus

 

Prices

 

Protect                 $6.99

Protect Plus         $15.99

Protect Pro          $19.99

Protect Plus         $29.99

 

Consumer Reviews

IDENTITY IQ is not BBB accredited but gets a respectable A- rating.

 

Bottom Line

IDENTITY IQ offers a good range of identity theft protection features but lacks some of the more advanced services provided by other companies. It does not offer child identity protection services which has become one of today’s security concerns. It’s most basic plan starts at $6.99 which is up to par with other companies but the amount of protection it provides pales in comparison to similarly priced offers.


Top Rated
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9.8 / 10
  • Editor's #1 choice, fantastic customer satisfaction
  • $1M Identity Theft Insurance
  • From the company that has helped protect more than 47 million identities
  • Quarterly Credit Score* Updates
  • A+ BBB Rating
  • 30 Day Free Trial, Renews at $17.99
  • What matters most is how a company helps you when your identity is stolen. That's why Identity Guard® is #1 recommended.