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West Virginia

West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office
Unclaimed Property Division
Director: Christine Merbedone-Byrd, Esq., Deputy Treasurer Unclaimed Property
Office phone: (800) 642-8687
322 70th Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304 PO Box 3328, Charleston, WV 25333

Dormancy Periods

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

Savings: (5) Interest bearing savings (7)
Checking: (5) Interest bearing checking (7)
Non-bank Money Orders: 7
Certificates of Deposit: (7) Single maturity CD (5)
Official Bank Checks/MO: 5
Safe Deposit Boxes: 5
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: 3
Otherwise: 5
All: No provision
Casualty: 5
Utility Deposits: 2
Utility Refunds: 2
Dividends: 5
Securities: 5
Debt (bonds): 5
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 5
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 1
Federal Courts/Agencies: N/A
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: 3
Gift Certificate: 3
Credit Memos: 5
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 5
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

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

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.