Start searching for your federal unclaimed property by entering the first and last name that you would like to search for in the box above.
If you believe you have unclaimed cash, then you can perform a country wide search to try to find it. It doesn't matter where you live in the country you can find available unclaimed government money. Even if you don't think there is any type of unclaimed funds available to you, you can still perform the searches to check as unclaimed money is free to search for and claim. You may never know if a relative has willed you money and you were never contacted about it.
The actual dollar amount is unknown, but experts estimate that there is more than $400 billion in unclaimed funds between the federal and state governments. There is a good chance you have a claim as s substantial percentage of Americans have unclaimed money
It is not just the federal government; the states also have over 35 billion dollars of unclaimed cash and property. 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 property 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.
The federal government receives the property by law, which requires holders that include financial institutions, employers, utility companies, insurance companies, retailers, corporations and governmental agencies throughout the country to report and deliver property to the appropriate government agency. This is done once there has been no customer contact for a few years.
This happens because the owner of the funds forgets that an account existed or moves and does not leave forwarding information. In many cases, the property owner dies and the rightful heirs do not know of the cash or assets. The federal government does try to cross-check records and they make attempts to crate awareness of unclaimed money, many citizens entitled to money remain unaware.
Along with the various government agencies, and other states, we work to make owners aware of unclaimed money so they can rightfully claim it. 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 property.
If you are searching for unclaimed property and money you should approach companies with caution that offer to assist you for a percentage of your property or for a fee. The information these companies use to find unclaimed property is available to you. Searching for unclaimed government funds is a free public service.
Federal government unclaimed property can consist of anything earned from old accounts, any financial instruments in your name like old treasury bonds, any property due to you form Investors Claims, or any overpaid FHA mortgage refunds in which you are entitled to receive the extra balance. Federal unclaimed money can come from the following sources:
If you need further information you can go to the official usa.gov website by clicking here