How to Claim Your Money

 

Search the full database: Enter the Last Name and First Name or Company Name that you want to search for unclaimed funds. Review the search results for items that match your search criteria. See Search Tips.

 

Claim Online: After you select the item you wish to claim from the search results, you will be asked to answer a few questions if the item is eligible to be claimed online. Based upon your answers and the information we have in our system about the item, you may be given the option to claim the item online. Step-by-step instructions are provided throughout the process.


Mail Claim Form: If you choose not to claim online or if the item is not eligible to be claimed online (see Frequently Asked Questions), select the item you wish to claim from the search results, then select the Mail Form link. You must enter your full name and current address to generate a claim form. After you enter the required information:

  1. Print the form;
  2. Sign the form and have your signature notarized by a licensed notary public;
  3. Attach the Required Documentation;
  4. Mail completed form to: The New York State Comptroller’s Office of Unclaimed Funds, 110 State Street, Albany, NY
    12236