The Office of the Lieutenant Governor, through the Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation, serves as the territory's custodian of abandoned or unclaimed properties. Unclaimed properties are those financial assets that have been reported to the Division as unclaimed, meaning the owner has not been located or made contact the with the bank/financial institution for a specified period of time.
GUIDING LEGISLATION for Virgin Islands Unclaimed Property
NOTE: These are the listings that are currently available online. If your property was reported to the Division of Banking and Insurance in a year not listed above, please contact the Division at (340)774-7166 on St. Thomas or 773-6459 on St. Croix for assistance.
The following are recommended in order to avoid having your property reported as unclaimed to the Office of the Lt. Governor, Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation:
Keep your accounts active. At least once a year, make a deposit or withdrawal on all bank accounts;
Promptly cash all checks received;
Keep an accurate record of all transactions (both at traditional and online institutions;
Notify a family member or trusted advisor about the location of your records; and
Notify all banks and companies of a new address when moving.