State of Texas Unclaimed Property

One out of four Texans are owed money from the State of Texas unclaimed property department and that could very well be you. We've gone through all the steps to help you claim your money and we'll show you the easiest and quickest way to get your money in your hand.

Tutorial on Finding Your Texas Unclaimed Property

  1. Click here to start your search. Enter your last and first name and even city to help narrow your search.
  2. There will be a list a names that are returned including the address. If you find one that may be yours click the check mark next to the name. You may select multiple properties at one time. When you are satisfied you have found all of your properties click "View Details" at the bottom.
  3. All the properties that you selected will then be on the next page. Review the properties and if you still believe that they are yours select the check mark box labeled "Select this Property." You also must specify the relationship of the owner of the property to you. If it is yours, choose "self." Click "Continue" to continue.
  4. Look at it again...make sure it's right, then click "Continue"...again.
  5. You'll then be required to enter your information in the field boxes. Some of the mandatory fields are first and last name, of course, social security number (make sure you verify your number by entering it again), current address, and telephone number.
  6. Select how you would like to receive your form. If you have access to a printer then you may download the form with the information you provided in it. If you don't have access to a printer, they will print it off at the Texas unclaimed property office and send it to you in the mail. This could take weeks so if you can, download the form and print it off.
  7. To download and print this document you will need Adobe Reader which is a free and trusted program you can download and install on your computer. Click here to download Adobe Reader.
  8. Once Adobe Reader is installed click the "Download the Claim Form and Instructions" button at the bottom and it will download the form in your download folder.
  9. Print the form, sign it, and include the following documents to prove ownership of your State of Texas unclaimed property...
  • Copy of claimant's photo identification (e.g. driver's license, state identificationcard, passport, etc.)
  • Proof of Social Security Number (SSN) for the Reported Property Owner and ReportedAdditional Owner (see the Property Information box on your claim), for each propertyon your claim
  • Documentation from your own files proving that the Reported Property Owner lived atthe Reported Property Address (see the Property Information box), for each property on your claim

Send the form and documents to:

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Unclaimed Property Claims Section

PO Box 12046

Austin, TX 78711-2046

State of Texas Unclaimed Property