Refer to this step-by-step process to find unclaimed funds:
- Visit the Search for Lost Money online service on the New York State Office of the State Comptroller's website.
- Enter your name or the name of the business or organization you're searching for.
- Click Search
- If there is a match, the results will show matching names.
Ready? Have with you:
- Name of the person or organization you are searching for.
If you find one or more accounts in your name - congratulations! You may be able to claim it online which means that you could receive a check within a few weeks. Some accounts, however, must be claimed by mail rather than online. That's because we need documentation from you proving that you're the rightful owner of the funds.
To submit your claim, it's important that you follow step-by-step instructions.
After you file a claim, you can check its progress here on the New York State Office of the State Comptroller's website.
Call us Monday - Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM.
When contacting us, please have your claim information ready. You will need your Claim Reference Number, Confirmation Number or the OUF Code.