The Official State of Texas Unclaimed Property Website
One in four Texans has unclaimed property from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed checks, security deposits and utility refunds. It’s your money, and we want you to get it back.
There is currently about $3.4 billion in property that has not been claimed and approximately $586 million in shared property that has been partially claimed and paid to some of the owners. It’s never too late to make a claim, and we are committed to ensuring hardworking Texans don’t lose a penny. Read more about unclaimed property successes.
COME AND GET IT!
In 2014, the state returned more than $200 million to its owners. Find out what you may have been missing by searching our unclaimed property database.
Received an Outreach Notification letter?
If you received an outreach notification letter from our office, you may use the search button above to look for properties that may belong to you and create a claim. You have two options for receiving the claim form -- you can print it or request that it be mailed to you. Please read the claim form instructions and return the required documents along with your signed claim to the address on the claim form.
You can also request searches by:
(512) 463-3120 (direct in Austin)
Note: there is a limit of three name searches when calling by phone.
Include the following in your request:
- the name you would like searched,
- addresses in the Texas cities in which that person has lived,
- a social security number,
- current mailing address for claim purposes and
- your contact information.
Texans can donate their newly found dollars to help a child go to college.
Give a Texas child the keys to a college education by donating your claim money to the Texas Match the Promise Foundation. Learn more.
Notice of Auction
Pursuant to the requirements of Tex. Prop. Code Ann. Section 74.402 (Vernon 1999), this advertisement serves as notice that the Comptroller of Public Accounts will participate as a seller in an Internet auction of unclaimed safe deposit box contents including, but not limited to, jewelry, coins, and other miscellaneous items. The items will be sold on eBay.com using the seller name tx.unclaimed.property.