Unclaimed Property

Each day, the State of California receives thousands of dollars in unclaimed money and property from dormant accounts owned by Californians. Whether you know you have unclaimed property in your name or if you just want to check, search our database to see what money the state may owe you.

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Right now, we're sitting on roughly $9.3 billion worth of unclaimed property, and want to return it to its rightful owners. There is no deadline to claim this money.

Filing a Claim

You may be required to provide documentation when filing your claim. All claim types generally require information such as:

- A copy of a current photo identification for each claimant

- A copy of a Social Security card or a tax identification number for each claimant

- Verification of reported address if different from current address

- Specific documentation relating to the type of property, such as original passbook, cashier's check, stock certificate, etc.

You may file a claim online if you are the only owner listed for the property and the value is less than $1,000.

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