Transparency and Social Responsibility

The credit information provided by SCHUFA allows applications for personal loans or mobile phone contracts for example to be processed quickly and securely. In response to increasing public interest in the information stored in SCHUFA’s database, the consumer portal was set up in 2005.

The internet portal , contains all credit records in SCHUFA’s database, clearly explained. Users can forward comments to SCHUFA with a simple mouse click. Consumers can now also obtain reliable information about SCHUFA, its functions and services via this direct online link. Every private citizen in Germany is able to view his or her personal SCHUFA credit record using this convenient and highly secure online service. The SCHUFA Update Service sends an email or text message to the consumer when any changes are made to his or her data set.