All staff are teleworking to stop the community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and our offices are closed. Incoming mail to the Department will incur processing delays. We encourage you to file your claim via our website ( and attach your proof electronically as we are still able to process claims filed online. Thank you for your patience. If you have questions, please connect with us by calling 360-534-1502 or via email at UCP@DOR.WA.GOV. The Department has created a web page listing relief for businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Unclaimed Property - you may be richer than you think! - Washington State Department of Revenue


Heir Finders/Asset Locators

Does the Department sell the unclaimed property listing?
Will the Department disclose the property values?
Can heir finders or asset locators charge for expenses in excess of the five-percent limit?
How does the state attempt to contact the owners?
Will the Department pay the heir finder's fee?
Do all states impose a five-percent finder's fee?
Will the Department research owner's property for heir finders?
What if the owner will not pay the heir finder's fee?
How much money can I make finding owners of unclaimed property?
Can you furnish addresses for other states' unclaimed property?
Are copies of the Unclaimed Property listings available?
How long does it take to get a claim paid?
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