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Unclaimed Property Annual Notification

Tips for Searching Property

Agencies and institutions can search for unclaimed property at

Agencies and institutions searching for property should consider possible variations on agency/institution names as the database reflects how the money was reported, which may not have been with the official name.

Here are some tips to consider when searching the database:

  • Include previous versions of a name, such as “Texas Employment Commission” for “Texas Workforce Commission.”
  • Include common acronyms, such as “Texas DPS” for “Texas Department of Public Safety” or “UT Austin” for “University of Texas at Austin.”
  • Include common unofficial names, such as “Highway Department” for “Texas Department of Transportation.”