What do I need to upload?
To claim your funds from BC Unclaimed, you need to provide 3 pieces of documentation in total:
2 pieces of government-issued ID to prove who you are, AND
1 piece of documentation that connects you to the amount listed in our database.
If you don’t know the source of your unclaimed funds, refer to the email we sent you after you submitted your request about the unclaimed property.
Two pieces of government-issued ID
If you aren’t sure what counts as valid government-issued identification, here are some examples:
Sometimes you have the option to provide proof of your Social Insurance Number. Or we may need your SIN so we can issue you a tax slip with your unclaimed funds.
If you no longer have your SIN card, here are some other ways to provide proof of your SIN:
Documentation connecting you to unclaimed money
Find the type of unclaimed money you want to claim in the list below. Expand the heading to see what kind of documentation you need to provide to claim that type of money.
If you don’t find the type of money you want to claim here, refer to the email we sent you after you requested information from us about the unclaimed money.
Credit union document citing the account number (e.g. account statement, cancelled cheque, a letter from the credit union confirming account details)
Proof of your employment with the correct company (e.g. payroll stub, T4 income tax slip).
If you don’t know which company the wages are from, start by providing a list of your former employers.
Proof of the deposit with the real estate brokerage (e.g. receipt of deposit, a cancelled cheque, purchase & sale agreement)
Insurance policy relating to the funds
Contract or receipt of payment with the collection agency
Original share certificate with your signature guaranteed on the back by a chartered bank or trust company (Note: credit unions are not acceptable).
If you do not have the original share certificate, you may provide other documentation verifying your investment in the company (e.g. T5 interest income slip, Statement of Account).
Membership card or any other documentation proving your membership with the co-operative
Document citing the correct Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) contract number (e.g. RESP Statement, Educational Assistance Payment (EAP) Reminder Notice)
Document verifying your pension plan membership (e.g. Pension Plan Statement, T5 income tax slip)