Start your search for unclaimed money in Illinois by entering the first and last name that you would like to search for in the box above.
If you believe you have unclaimed money in the state of Illinois, then you can perform state searches to try to find it. It doesn't matter if you no longer live in that particular state or it has been several years since you even thought of the money or assets. Even if you don't think there is any type of unclaimed money available to you, you can still perform the searches to check. You never know if a relative has willed you money and you were never contacted about it.
It is estimated that over 90% of American have some sort of unclaimed money or assets. At any given time, the government is holding more than $35 billion in unclaimed money and other assets for over 100 million accounts. The good news is that some of it may be yours.
Every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, British Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Alberta and Quebec, Canada all have unclaimed programs that work to actively locate the owners of unclaimed money and assets that have either been forgotten or left in the name of someone who is already deceased. For example, according to The National Unclaimed Property Database (NUPD), a Boston man recovered 1000 shares of stock valued at $4 million. Most do not have lost money or stock that valuable, but the available amounts add up in a hurry and could total anywhere from $100 to thousands of dollars.
Typically unclaimed money comes from holders that include financial institutions, employers, utility companies, insurance companies, retailers, corporations and governmental agencies throughout the United States. Along with State and Federal agencies we work to make owners aware of unclaimed money so they can rightfully claim it.
Money becomes "unclaimed" after a holder or business loses contact with a customer for an extended period. The money is sent to the appropriate government agency to safeguard the funds and make any efforts to find the money easier. Although the money will be held in trust for the benefit of the residents until the rightful owners or heirs are located; the government agency will not assume ownership of the unclaimed money. Filing a claim is FREE and so is the use of this site. There will be no time limit to searching for or filing a claim for your money. It is a free public service.
Unclaimed money can consist of anything earned from employment, any financial stocks in your name, any money that you inherited from relatives, or any overpaid bills in which you are entitled to receive the extra balance. The following items that have been unclaimed include: