The Department of State Treasurer oversees and maintains the State’s database of unclaimed property. By law, these funds are escheated, or turned over, to the Department for safekeeping. The Unclaimed Property Division is responsible for recovering and returning such property to all rightful owners. 


Recovering Unclaimed Property

Are you are a business or company that might be holding unclaimed property?

Visit the Holder Reporting section


Reuniting Owners with their Unclaimed Property

Think you may have unclaimed property? 

Visit the NCCash section and search online!  

Effective July 1, 1971, the State Treasurer was designated the Escheat Officer for the State of North Carolina with the responsibility for collection, management, and investment of moneys in the Escheat Fund.  North Carolina General Statute 116B outlines the statutory obligations and requirements for reporting unclaimed property.


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