Unclaimed Property

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

  • Act 6999 (Uniform Unclaimed Property Act)

Resources for Property Holders

  • Instructions for Reporting Unclaimed Property
  • SAMPLE Unclaimed Property Form
  • Reporting Form
  • Annual Report (Detail Sheet)   NOTE:  This form may be used for reports of 25 or less

Resources for Property Owners

  • Instructions for Completing Unclaimed Property Forms
  • Claim of Abandoned Property
  • Claim of Abandoned Property for a DECEASED person
  • Claim of Abandoned Property by Power of Attorney
  • Affidavit of Lost Instrument
  • Affidavit of  Lost Instrument by Power of Attorney
  • Affidavit of Lost Instrument for a DECEASED person
  • Affidavit Settlement Without Administration
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Listings of Abandoned Property

  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010

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.

CONSUMER TIPS…

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.