Employment Verification
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Employment Verification

Employment Verification

If you need Years of Experience verified for a teaching license in a different state or Loan Forgiveness Forms completed please email your form to Staffing@mpls.k12.mn.us or fax it to 612-668-0525

FOR ALL OTHER EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATIONS, Minneapolis Public Schools is pleased to offer The Work Number, a third party, automated employment verification service that allows you to have your employment and salary verified within a matter of minutes. This fast, secure service is used for mortgage applications, reference checks, loan applications, apartment leases, and social service verifications. Anything you need that requires proof of employment.


Visit www.theworknumber.com  or call:

  • 1-800-367-5690 for Employment and Income Verification
  • 1-800-660-3399 for Social Services Verifications (only available to qualifying assistance agencies)

What is required to access the information?

  • Minneapolis Public Schools Code, 17776
  • Your Social Security Number (Social Service Verifications)
  • A Salary Key (if requesting wage information)

How is a Salary Key obtained?

  • Visit www.theworknumber.com
    • Select – I’m an Employee
    • Click on – Enter Site
    • Select – Log In
    • Enter MPS Code - 17776
    • Click onSalary Key
    • Click onNew Salary Key
  • Or dial 1-800-367-5690
    • Select - Verification of Self
    • Select - Help with Work Number or Verifications
    • Select - Proof of Employment
    • Select - Obtain a Salary Key
    • Enter Minneapolis Public Schools Code, 17776
    • You will need to provide your Social Security Number

How many Salary Keys can be active, and how long are they valid?

You can have a maximum of three active at one time. Each key can be used only once, by one verifier. The keys are active for six months before being deleted from the system. Record the six-digit Salary Key for future reference. This key is to be given to the verifier in order for them to access the salary information.