Unclaimed Money State Directory

The claim process can vary by state, using the map below, navigate to the state where you are wanting to file a claim. Our guides will walk you through the steps and requirements to help claim the money you might be owed.

Search Unclaimed Money by State

Looking for a list of states where you may potentially find unclaimed money? Choose the state you are interested in from the list below.

About Unclaimed Property

What is unclaimed property and where does the money come from?

Unclaimed property is money held by the state treasurer in the name of individuals or businesses. Generally, unclaimed money can be owed to you from previous state government refunds, bank balances from accounts you’ve closed, payouts from insurance policies, tax payment overages, and more. Want to see if you’ve got some money waiting for you? Check out the steps below for searching and submitting unclaimed property claims.

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How much money is claimable?

There are potentially billions of dollars in total waiting for their rightful owner across the US. According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA), an estimated $3 billion was paid out last year. Figures show that around 1 in 7 people in the United States are owed money. You could be one of them!

How to find unclaimed property

To start the unclaimed money process, first you need to find where it is.

Searching for unclaimed money is usually pretty simple. First, sign-up or login to your MoneyBot5000 account, this can help you find out where the unclaimed property is possibly located. You can start by using our search tool to look in states where you have resided, owned property, or conducted business transactions. Once you’ve identified the area, you can use that state’s search database to claim your property. Generally you’ll search records by your first and last name along with other details like city, zip code, and/or property ID.

Some states send out letters or postcards in the mail when they are holding unclaimed property associated with your name or business. For example, the state of Missouri sends claimant postcards asking you to complete your info online to find money you’re owed. Property IDs or qualifying details are often found on these letters or postcards and can be used to reference the property record.

Tip: Search common misspellings or abbreviations of your name to expand your search.

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Submit Your Claim

Next, you need to verify that you are the rightful owner of the property.

You need to make sure the unclaimed property is rightfully yours — so you can claim it. Verifying your identity usually requires you to submit documents and/or confirm some information, but that process varies by state. You could be required to produce legal documents and records which show the following: proof of addresses, proof of ownership, and proof of name changes.

Some examples of “proof of address” documents are driver’s licenses, birth or marriage certificates, passports, utility or medical bills, tax records like W-2s or 1099 forms, and other legal documents. Documents that prove ownership can include bank statements, bond certificates, checks, money orders, and insurance records. “Proof of name change” documents can include marriage certificates, divorce decrees, and related legal paperwork.

Make sure to check out the specific requirements for the state you’re claiming property in using our state unclaimed money guides.

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Disclaimer: The above is solely intended for informational purposes and in no way constitutes legal advice or specific recommendations.

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