Located within the Kentucky State Treasury is a vault containing a Kentucky treasure, part of which may be owned by you!
That treasure is Kentucky’s unclaimed property fund. Unclaimed property includes personal property or financial assets—such as abandoned savings and checking accounts, non-cashed checks, and travelers’ checks—turned over to the state after a period of time, usually 3 years.
In most cases, the owner of such property has forgotten that the particular property or account exists. Sometimes, an owner has died and the heirs don’t know about the property.
Rare coins. Fine jewelry. And, yes, some cash. Those are just some of the items the Kentucky State Treasury, through the Unclaimed Property Division, is trying to return to their rightful owners.
Treasurer Hollenbach is committed to returning unclaimed property to the residents of Kentucky. To that end, the Kentucky State Treasury publishes announcements in the state’s treasury.ky.govpapers and provides a search tool on this website that can be used to search the department’s database free of charge. You can also call the Kentucky State Treasury toll-free at 1-800-465-4722 to determine if you or a loved one is among the thousands of Kentuckians who are owed unclaimed property.