State Treasurer of Iowa

Great Iowa Treasure Hunt

Each year, millions of dollars in bank accounts, stock certificates, checks, insurance checks, bonds and dividends are turned over to the State of Iowa because the owner cannot be located. Some of this money could belong to you!

Take a couple of minutes today and see if you or a family member is listed. It’s easy and it’s free!

Search Now at GreatIowaTreasureHunt.Gov

The Iowa Treasurer’s Office in partnership with the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) wants to make sure you’re reunited with your money. February 1 is National Unclaimed Property Day, but you can celebrate everyday by visiting unclaimed.org to find out if you have unclaimed property. See if the odds are in your favor!

NAUPA Tips and More About Unclaimed Property (PDF)

Prevent your assets from becoming unclaimed property with the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt's Vital Statistics document. By downloading and completing this document, you are providing direction and guidance to your loved ones. This document allows you to keep up-to-date information that may help prevent your property from being turned over as unclaimed property. In the event of your death, it is important that your loved ones know where to find this document. 

Vital Statistics (PDF)

Learn More

  • Visit our Interactive Map to see how much unclaimed property is available for claim and how much has already been returned for every county in Iowa. 
  • View our latest Great Iowa Treasure Hunt Fact Sheet to see our current total holdings, how much has been returned and how many people have gotten their claim paid. 
  • Interested in having a member of our staff speak to your organization? Complete the Program Speaker Request form.

Reporting Unclaimed Property

If you are a business or organization that is looking to report unclaimed property to the State of Iowa, visit our Reporting Overview page on GreatIowaTreasureHunt.gov. Below are some additional resources for reporting property. 

Reporting FAQs

Deadlines

Reporting Resources

Manuals and Videos

News and Updates 

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