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District of Columbia

District of Columbia Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Unclaimed Property Division
Director: Lynn E. Hall, Manager, Unclaimed Property
Office phone: (202) 442-8193
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 203 Washington, DC 20004
Unclaimed Property website: https://dc.findyourunclaimedproperty.com/

Dormancy Periods

The following dormancy periods are listed in years, unless otherwise noted.

Savings: 3
Checking: 3
Non-bank Money Orders: 7
Certificates of Deposit: 3
Official Bank Checks/MO: 3
Safe Deposit Boxes: 3
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: 3
Otherwise: 3
All: 3
Casualty: 3
Utility Deposits: 1
Utility Refunds: 1
Dividends: 3
Securities: 3
Debt (bonds): 3
Dissolution/Liquidation: 60 days
Fiduciaries: 3
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 1
Federal Courts/Agencies: Refer to state law
Mineral Proceeds: 3
All Other Property: 3
IRA Keogh: 3
Gift Certificate: 5
Credit Memos: 5
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 3
Aggregate Amount: 50

Reporting and Payment Due Dates

The following indicates the report and payment due dates for the various property types.

Report Due—Life Insurance: May 1
Report Due—All Others: November 1
Payment Due—Life Insurance: May 1
Payment Due—All Others: November 1
Exceptions: Refer to State law for specific information

Electronic Reporting Capability Schedule

The following indicates which types of reporting formats are accepted by this state.

Diskette: No
Tape: No
Cartridge: No
CD: Yes
NAUPA Format: Yes
Comments: “All companies should report electronically. Will accept CD if less than 5 properties.”

Information contained in the NAUPA QRP States Unclaimed Property Monitoring Service is for informational and reference purposes only. This information may not be copied or reproduced in any capacity without the express written consent of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators®. Liability arising from the reliance on any information contained in the material presented, which may prove to be inaccurate or incomplete, is specifically disclaimed. Contact each state unclaimed property agency for verification should a question or concern arise.