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Unclaimed Property

The Abandoned Property Division is responsible for safeguarding assets turned over to the Office of the Treasurer in accordance with state law (RSA 471-C) until the rightful owners are located. The primary objective of the unclaimed property program is, with NO COST to the owner, to reunite rightful owners or heirs with their unclaimed property , which is remitted to the Office of the Treasurer by business entities after the business loses contact with a customer for a period of three to five years. Each year millions of dollars in dormant or lost accounts go unclaimed

Unclaimed Property Home | Search for Property | Heir Finders | Holder Reporting | Outreach | Links

What is Unclaimed Property?

Unclaimed assets include, but are not limited to: savings or checking accounts, uncashed checks, payroll and wages, matured certificates of deposit, stocks, bonds or mutual funds, travelers' checks or money orders, gift certificates, insurance company demutualization proceeds and death benefits from life insurance policies.

A permanent record of reports of unclaimed property filed annually by holders of such property is maintained by the Division. Unclaimed property holders include banks, credit unions, insurance companies, brokerage firms, utility companies, and businesses. The Division processes holder report forms and monitors reporting by holders. Such assets must be reported and remitted by the date prescribed by law.

These assets are held in the custody of the Treasurer until claimants come forward or are located. Efforts to locate the owners of abandoned property include a website search (www.missingmoney.com), a phone number to call (1-800-791-0920, Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM Eastern Time), outreach activities, and the annual publication the Notice of Names of Persons Appearing to be Owners of Abandoned Property.

Since the enactment of the unclaimed and abandoned property laws, New Hampshire Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division has remained committed to its responsibility and has returned millions of dollars to current and former residents of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State Treasury
25 Capitol Street, Room 121  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2621  |  fax: (603) 271-3922
Abandoned Property:
(800) 791-0920 (in New Hampshire)  |  
(603) 271-2619