When does bankruptcy come off my credit report?
September 13th, 2005 by Questions
i have declared personal bankrupcy in Ontario since May 1997. would this have been purged from my credit history by now? and what are my chances to regain some credit now?
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September 13, 2005 at 9:27 pm, Barton Goth, GCO Inc. Bankruptcy Trustees said:
A bankruptcy is automatically purged six years from the date you are discharged. However, they only are aware of this discharge date if you sent them a copy of your discharge certificate. If it still shows on their report even after you have sent that certificate then you must contact the credit bureau directly and inform them their records are inaccurate. For more information on this please follow the following link to equifaxâ€™s website. http://www.equifax.com/EFX_Canada/consumer_information_centre/faqs_e.html