Documentation requirements

Trail, BC

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:

  • Driver’s license

  • BC Services card

  • Combined Driver’s license and BC Services card

  • Passport

  • Birth certificate

  • BC ID

  • Permanent resident card

  • Citizenship card

  • Firearms license

  • Certificate of Indian status

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.