What Intelius.com Shows
Prior to opting out of Intelius.com, run a precursory search to see what information is held about you. It often includes your full name, age, date of birth, address, along with address history and relatives’ names. Most often, Intelius.com will have multiple records about you for each place you’ve lived over the last several years. One removal request should take care of all of them.
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Intelius.com Removal Details
- Intelius.com Opt Out Difficulty Level (on a 1-5 score): 4
- Intelius.com Opt Out Timeframe: 7-10 Days on Average
Inteius.com Opt Out Requirements
What You’ll Need to Opt Out of Intelius.com
- Email Address?: Yes
- Requires Creating An Account?: No
- Requires a Phone Number?: No
- Requires Phone Confirmation: No
- Requires Date of Birth Confirmation? Yes
- Requires Uploading a Copy of Driver’s License/ID?: Yes
- Requires a Mail-In Request with a Copy of Driver’s License/ID?: No
- Other Limitations: Be sure to run searches for your first initial plus last name, a common way of Intelius.com to list people.
Intelius.com Opt Out Instructions
- 1. Proceed directly to Intelius.com and search via First Name, Last Name, City, and State. Click on the orange 'Search' button.
- 2. You will see a lengthy 'Searching...' page. Do not click on anything during this time.
- 3. Find you matching result. Do not click on the result.
- 4. In a new browser tab, proceed directly to Intelius.com/optout.php. On this Intelius Opt-Out Pae, upload a copy of your state-issued Driver's License or ID. Be sure to edit out your picture, signature, and license number - all other information must be showing. Next, enter your email address.
- 5. In Step 3, 'Additional Information', provide your Full Name, Date of Birth, and request deletion from "this site and all the sites / sources / databases you own" (or similar verbiage) due to harassment or being a victim of identity theft. Provide your current address (matching the Intelius record), prior addresses (only those on file), name variations, as well as any current or previous phone numbers and emails. This will opt you out not only of the people search sites, but also the numerous phone search and email search sites owned by parent data company Intelius. Complete the CAPTCHA. Click 'Submit'.
- 6. A pop-up of the Edited License / ID will appear. Choose 'Not Crop' at the bottom.
- 7. Another pop-up will appear that the request is in process.