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DO WE HAVE MONEY THAT BELONGS TO YOU?

Go to Click for Cash to search for unclaimed property and send us your claim.

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You can also email us at UnclaimedProperty@mt.gov or call us toll free at (866) 859-2254 (in Helena at at 444-6900) and have us search for you. 

Depending on the type of property being claimed, we will require some documents to verify that the property belongs to you. See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

SEARCH OTHER STATES

Montana's unclaimed property is listed at MissingMoney.com. This free national database helps consumers search for lost assets and unclaimed property. It is an easy-to-use website that updates once a month. Unclaimed property listings from 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Alberta, Canada are available for searches on the site.

Please note: There are other websites that offer assistance with finding unclaimed property. However, many of these sites require a payment before you can discover if you have unclaimed property. Although these sites are legal businesses, it’s unnecessary to pay so that you can reclaim your property.


Holder Reporting


Electronic Reporting Preferred

News Release 10/14/2014
The deadline for filing Unclaimed Property Reports is November 1 for all businesses except life insurance companies, whose deadline is May 1. Because November 1 is a Saturday, reports will still be accepted without accruing interest on November 3.

We are no longer able to accept unclaimed property reports on magnetic media such as compact discs, diskettes, tapes, or USB devices.

Information regarding Free Software for electronically sending your holder reports is available at the National Association of Unclaimed Property Adminstrators (NAUPA) website.
We encourage you to submit your reports through the Montana ePass File Transfer Service (FTS). Electronic filing is secure, encrypted, accurate, and the most efficient way to report unclaimed property. Once your text file report has been created using the NAUPA II format, it can be easily submitted electronically through our secure file transfer services called Montana ePass.

Below are instructions for sending holder reports through ePass File Transfer Service. Please do not encrypt or password protect your submission. FTS encrypts your file automatically.

Use this link http://transfer.mt.gov to send your files. You can create an ePass account to send the files through FTS. Once you Login to ePass:

-Click on “Send a new file or files.” You can Submit up to ten files at a time.
-Use the Browse button to locate your file(s) and “Add to File List." Do not combine files of different types in the same list (e.g. UCH and UCM files).
-Use the Continue button to move to the next screen and select the type of property you are reporting (UCH,UCM or UCR).

Your files are now in transit and you will be returned to the first screen where you will see the status of your delivery.

Dormancy Periods - Property Codes with Dormancy Periods
Instructions for Submitting Payments
Reporting and Delivery Instructions - If your unclaimed property report includes securities and/or mutual funds
Holder Reporting Tutorial
NAUPA II Requirements
HRSPRO Wagers Software
UPExchange Software

If you are unable to transfer files via the secure file transfer process, contact dore-services@mt.gov for assistance.

Holder Report Types

Please read the description for each Holder Report type carefully to determine which you should use. The ePass/FTS types below are all available via this link to ePass Montana, if you do not already have an account you can create one by clicking here. Once you are logged in, follow the FTS instructions for selecting the file(s) to upload. When you electronically submit your report please do not send a paper copy of the report.

If you are unable to transfer files via the secure file transfer process, please contact dore-services@mt.gov for assistance.

Holder Reports - are for holders of all types of unclaimed property. (Use this link to file your November 1st Holder Report and May 1st Life Insurance Company Holder Report)
Unlocatable Mineral Holder Reports - are for holders of unlocatable mineral property. This report can only contain mineral property. (Use this link to file your UCM November 1, 2014 Report)
Audit Holder Reports - are for holders of all types of unclaimed property (except unlocatable mineral property) who are filing a report as a result of an audit conducted by the State of Montana or a third party audit vendor.
Audit Unlocatable Mineral Holder Reports - for holders of unlocatable mineral property who are filing a report as a result of an audit conducted by the State of Montana or a third party audit vendor. The report can only contain mineral property.
State Reciprocity Reports - Reciprocity Reports are for other State Governments reporting Montana unclaimed property which was originally reported to their state.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Reporting Responsibilities
Report Preparation
 

Contact Us

e-mail: UnclaimedProperty@mt.gov

Phone: Toll Free (866) 859-2254 (in Helena 444-6900)

Mailing Address:

Unclaimed Property
Montana Department of Revenue
PO Box 5805
Helena, MT 59604-5805

Physical Address (for the remittance of holder reports):

Unclaimed Property
Montana Department of Revenue
340 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601

Physical Address (for the remittance of safe deposit box contents only):

Unclaimed Property
Montana Department of Revenue
2517 Airport Road
Helena, MT 59601

 


Unclaimed Property Forms

If you cannot submit your report electronically. A paper report may be sent along with your remittance to:

Unclaimed Property
Montana Department of Revenue
PO Box 5805
Helena, MT 59604-5805


For Claimants of Unclaimed Property

NAUPA Holder Request for Reimbursement - Form and instructions to submit to all NAUPA member unclaimed property programs
Decedents Family History - Claimant completes this form when decedents estate has been closed or was never created

For Holders of Unclaimed Property

UCH-1 - Report of property presumed unclaimed
UCH-1 Payment Voucher - Payment voucher for unclaimed property holder report (UCH-1)
UCH-1 Multiple Holder Payment Voucher - Multiple holder payment voucher for unclaimed property holder report (UCH-1)
UCM-1 - Report of property presumed unclaimed trust for unlocatable mineral owners
UCM-1 Payment Voucher - Payment Voucher for trust for unlocatable mineral owners (UCM-1)
UCM-1 Multiple Holder Payment Voucher - Multiple holder payment voucher for trust for unlocatable mineral owners (UCM-1)
UCH-2 - Report of property presumed unclaimed inventory listing sheet to report contents of safe deposit boxes


Unclaimed Property Videos


Unclaimed Property News Segment - Courtesy KULR-TV 8

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