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New Jersey

New Jersey Department of the Treasury
Unclaimed Property Division
Director: Steven Harris, Administrator
Office phone: (609) 292-9200
PO Box 214 Trenton, NJ 08625-0214
Unclaimed Property website: https://www.unclaimedproperty.nj.gov/

Dormancy Periods

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

Savings: 3
Checking: 3
Non-bank Money Orders: 3
Certificates of Deposit: 3
Official Bank Checks/MO: 3
Safe Deposit Boxes: 5
Travelers Checks: 3
Life Insurance Matured: 3
Otherwise: 2
All: Refer to State law for specific information
Casualty: 3
Utility Deposits: 1
Utility Refunds: 1
Dividends: 3
Securities: 3
Debt (bonds): Refer to State law for specific information
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 3
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: Refer to State law for specific information
Federal Courts/Agencies: Refer to State law for specific information
Mineral Proceeds: 3
All Other Property: 3
IRA Keogh: Refer to State law for specific information
Gift Certificate: 2* All Stored Value Cards and similar instruments
Credit Memos: 3
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 3
Aggregate Amount: 50* Except for dividends and SVCs

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: Yes
Tape: No
Cartridge: No
CD: Yes
NAUPA Format: Yes
Comments: New Jersey doesn't accept 3480, 3490, 4490 cartridges or 9-track tapes.

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.