South Carolina Unclaimed Property

You very well could have some South Carolina unclaimed property. There 300 million dollars that the state of South Carolina is holding, waiting for the rightful owners to claim it. That means there's a good chance that you have some money to claim. Let us walk you through the steps to claim your money and get it in your hands as quickly and easily as possible.



Tutorial on Finding Your South Carolina Unclaimed Property

  1. Click here to start your search for your property. At the bottom of the page enter your last name first, then your first name seperated only by a space; not a comma. Clicking "Submit Search" will bring back a list of names that match the one you entered.
  2. The address is also listed which will help you locate your property. A rough estimate of money waiting to be claimed is also listed. Once you find a property that you believe is yours and you wish to enter a claim for click on the name.
  3. You will then be required to enter your information including your first and last name, address, phone number, email address, and last four digits of your social security number. Then click "Continue" to proceed.
  4. You then have the opportunity to look at the information that you entered and if you have to edit it click on the link at the top to make changes.
  5. If you are satisfied with the information you entered you then have the option to print out the form if you have access to the printer. If you are able to print the claim form, send the form, with all required documentation as stated in section C of the form, to the State Treasurer's Office at the address on the claim form. A claim is not considered filed until the signed form, with the required documentation, has been received in the State Treasurer's Office.
  6. If you don't have access to a printer click the bottom link. They will then mail you the form to the address that you provided which should be done within 3 to 5 business days. For assistance, please contact the Palmetto Payback staff by email at payback@sto.sc.gov or call (803)737-4771.
  7. Mail the signed and completed form with all the necessary documents to help prove it's your property to:

State of South Carolina

State Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr.

Unclaimed Property Program

PO Box 11778

Columbia, SC 29211

South Carolina Unclaimed Property