Nebraska unclaimed money total is over $170 million in cash and property. Their website lists that these funds are in over 350,000 accounts. In 2018 16,932 claims were paid out for a total of almost $14.5 million. That is an average of $848 per claim.
The state’s website offers a searchable database. Simply put in your name and click search. Results include the name the account is under, property ID, county the property was reported in, as well as whether the account is over or under $500. A unique aspect of their search results is they indicate the whether the property is stock shares or a safe deposit box. Like many states, Nebraska shares its database with MissingMoney.com. While this is a good resource for searching in multiple states, for Nebraska, if you find results it will direct you to the state page. Searching on the state page directly will be much quicker.
Claiming Property in Nebraska
If the property is less than $500 the site will ask for some information and you can submit it online. If the property is more than $500 the claim is a little more work. Using the Property ID, you must fill out this FORM. The form is an editable PDF so you can fill it out online and then print or simply print it out and fill it out by hand. For these claims you also must have your form notarized. There typically is a form of ID you must provide also, as noted on the form. Then you simply mail the form to the address provided.
Other features of the website include a FAQ section that provides basic information on unclaimed money and claiming in Nebraska. They also provide an outreach schedule, which outlines the events the unclaimed property division will be attending in the near future. It also offers an interactive map of the US with links to the other states unclaimed money pages.
Phone: Toll-Free: 877-572-9688 or 402-471-8497
Contact Form: https://treasurer.nebraska.gov/email.aspx?up