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The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.

Agency Reasons to Contact Contact Information
North Dakota Attorney General State credit/security freeze information

Phone: (701) 328-2210

ND Secretary of State Contact for issues regarding voting and laws Website:
ND Tax Commissioner Contact for issues regarding taxes Website:

Declaration of Identity

ND Department of Transportation Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations Website:


ND Department of Human Services Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services. Website:


Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.

Law What it Addresses


Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.
§51-27-10 Law defining and criminalizing phishing.
51-30 Law regarding security breaches putting consumers at risk of identity theft.
§51-31-04 Law regarding criminal identity theft and the removal of fraudulent charges.


Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze and fraud alerts.
§51-31 Law enforcement officers are required to take any report of identity theft and provide a copy of the report to the complainant at no charge.