Unclaimed Checks

The City Treasurer’s Office administers the Unclaimed Checks program for the City in accordance with California Government Code Section 50050-50056.  Unclaimed checks are defined as checks over $15 that have been issued by the City and not cashed by the payee for three or more years.  Funds that remain unclaimed will be returned to the City’s General Fund after required publication of outstanding unclaimed funds in a local newspaper.

To claim unclaimed checks, please complete the Recover Unclaimed Checks form and mail or fax to:

City Treasurer’s Office – Unclaimed Checks
City of Oceanside
300 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 435-6029 fax

Unclaimed Checks Form