BC Unclaimed's search database only includes unclaimed money that has been transferred to us. Listed below are other sources where you may be able to search for unclaimed funds.
Many organizations listed here have merged with or been acquired by other organizations over time. If this is the case, links will lead to websites of the new organizations.
Bank of Canada: BOC administers unclaimed chartered bank balances pursuant to the federal Bank Act. Their website provides a free name searchable database.
Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company (formerly Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company and Unum Life Insurance Company)
This website provides information on how to search and file a claim for unclaimed property held by the province of Alberta.
Through My Account, Canadians can check to see if they have an uncashed cheque with the CRA, some dating as far back as 1998.
This website provides information on how to claim money left behind in a lawyer’s trust account.
OSB administers unclaimed dividends owed to creditors in accord with the federal Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Visit “Search Unclaimed Dividends” under Services and information.
The Vacant Property Act governs the disbursement of unclaimed property.
Search their register and obtain information on how to claim unclaimed property held by the province of Quebec.
This database and other resources are provided by Avotaynu, a Jewish genealogy publishing service. The Living Heirs Project has helped heirs of Holocaust victims recover family assets unjustly confiscated by the Third Reich.
NAUPA’s website provides information on the administration of unclaimed property in the USA and provides links to each state’s (and some Canadian provinces’) unclaimed property program.
This site is the only official, national source for unclaimed property searches endorsed by States, Provinces and NAUPA (National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators). There is no fee to use this site.