To protect the safety and health of Treasury staff and those we serve, The Pennsylvania Treasury Department’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property is currently closed. This precautionary closure is part of our effort to take all measures possible to help contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Those looking to file claims can still access forms to begin the claims process. We appreciate the public’s patience and understanding as this temporary closure will increase processing times for all claims.
Hi. I’m Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella. The Pennsylvania Treasury is currently seeking the owners of more than $3.5 billion in unclaimed property.
Treasury receives hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed property every year. These items and funds go missing, often for things as simple as a misspelled name or an out-of-date address. But let’s be clear: this is YOUR money we’re talking about, and we don’t want to keep it.
1 in 10 Pennsylvania residents has unclaimed property waiting for them - do you?
Pennsylvania State Treasurer
Pennsylvania state law requires that all "Finders" and property recovery professionals who assist potential claimants assemble a claim for a fee must complete an application and be certified as a finder by the Pennsylvania Treasury.
Holders of Unclaimed Property are financial institutions, insurers, utilities, business associations, medical facilities, sole proprietors, fiduciaries, courts, public officers, government entities and all legal or commercial entities that must file a report with the Pennsylvania Treasury if they have reportable unclaimed property.Continue reading
Pennsylvania Treasury's Vault is used to maintain the custody of tangible property reported to the Bureau of Unclaimed Property. Tangible property is physical assets such as collectible coins, jewelry, military medals, stamps, antiques, savings bonds or other physical items.