The Pennsylvania Treasury Department’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property is fully operational. Some changes have been put in place due to COVID-19 to ensure the safety of our employees and the public. These changes may result in a temporary delay. Treasury staff continue to maintain the highest level of service possible. Those who wish to start the claims process can access forms on our website.
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 These items and funds go missing, often for things as simple as a misspelled name or an out-of-date address.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.