Payroll

Verification of Employment & Income

UC Santa Barbara uses The Work Number® to provide automated employment and income verifications for our employees.

What is The Work Number?

The Work Number is an automated service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing employees with the ability to quickly deliver proof of employment or income. Employees benefit from having control of the verification process by authorizing access to their information. The Work Number provides verification services to over 50 million employees. It is widely known to mortgage lenders, banks, apartment complexes and others who may need proof of your employment or income, and it is easy to use.

How to Use The Work Number - Employees

For Proof of Employment

Provide the person needing proof of employment (also known as the verifier), the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UCSB/UC Regents Employer Code: 15975
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers:

For convenience, you may download a Verification of Employment worksheet to complete and provide to the verifier.

For Income Verification

Step 1) Create a Salary Key (a six-digit number that allows one-time access to your salary information) by accessing The Work Number online or by phone:

Step 2) Select the "I'm an Employee" option and "Enter Site," then click the "Log In" button. To log in, have the following information:

  • UCSB/UC Regents Employer Code: 15975
  • Username: Your Social Security Number
  • Personal PIN: (initial PIN is your Birthday (MMDDYYYY) – change required at login)

Step 3) Select the “Create a Salary Key” option and write down the six-digit number

Step 4) Give the person needing proof of employment plus income (also known as the verifier), the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UCSB/Regents of the University of California Employer Code: 15975
  • The one-time use Salary Key (from Step 3)

For convenience, you may download a Verification of Employment & Income worksheet to complete and provide to the verifier.

How to Use The Work Number - Verifiers

Access Options for Verifiers

The verification process can be completed online or by phone:

On the website, enter the "I'm a Verifier" area and select the "Not registered" link if you have never used this service before, or "Log In" if you are already a member.

For Help Using This Service

For questions or help using The Work Number, please contact the Client Service Center directly.

The Work Number Client Service Center

Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CST)
1-800-996-7566
1-800-424-0253 (TTY – Deaf)

Note: While the automated verification service is available 24/7, customer support representatives are only available from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) Monday through Friday.