Employers and insurers must complete the Debt Inquiry External Partner Profile to register to participate in the Debt Inquiry Service (DIS). The Debt Inquiry Service allows both employers and insurers to report upcoming payments to child support agencies. Individual inquiries or files may be uploaded to the Child Support Services Portal where they are matched against a national database of those owing overdue child support payments. Matches are reported to the child support agencies in participating states. Agencies then contact the employer or insurer to explain how much to withhold.
The Debt Inquiry Service allows employers and insurers to report lump sum payments to many states in an easy and efficient way.