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Malia M. Cohen
California State Controller

Unclaimed Property

"The Unclaimed Property Division is experiencing significantly higher than expected claims volume. Because claims are processed in the order received, additional time may be needed to acknowledge receipt, evaluate, and approve your claim for payment. Help avoid delays with your claim by including all required documentation. We appreciate your patience while we work to resolve this issue.

Each year millions of dollars are turned over to the State Controller's Office when businesses are unable to contact property owners. These funds may be in the form of cash, stocks, bonds, securities, insurance benefits, and other types of property. This site allows you to search the State Controller's Unclaimed Property Database and claim property belonging to you.
Unclaimed assets are reported in the name or social security number of the owner(s) along with any available owner information. The State Controller's Office will periodically update this database.

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