Claiming a Financial Asset

The procedure for claiming an unclaimed financial asset depends on your situation.

Owner or authorized representative

If you are the owner of a financial asset or the owner's authorized representative, you can claim the asset by:

If you choose to file form BD-81.1-V, send us the duly completed form, along with all required documents, by email at Reclamations@revenuquebec.ca, by fax at 514 285-9528, or by mail at:

Direction principale des biens non réclamés
Revenu Québec
500, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 10.00
Montréal (Québec)  H2Z 1W7

Important

You may be the owner of financial assets other than those listed in the online service. You must complete form BD-81.1-V to claim those assets.

Agent of an organization or authorized representative of a business

If you are an agent of an organization or an authorized representative of a business, you must complete form BD-81.2-V, Claim by the Agent of an Organization or Authorized Representative of a Business.

So that we can process your claim as quickly as possible, send us the duly completed form, along with all required documents, by email at Reclamations@revenuquebec.ca, by fax at 514 295-9528, or by mail at:

Direction principale des biens non réclamés
Revenu Québec
500, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 10.00
Montréal (Québec)  H2Z 1W7

Heir or liquidator of a succession

If you are a heir or a liquidator of a succession, you must complete the following two forms:

  • Claim by Heir or Liquidator (form BD-81.3-V);
  • Declaration of Heredity and Transmission by Death (form BD-81.4-V).

So that we can process your claim as quickly as possible, send us the duly completed forms, along with all required documents, by email at Reclamations@revenuquebec.ca, by fax at 514 285-9528, or by mail at:

Direction principale des biens non réclamés
Revenu Québec
500, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 10.00
Montréal (Québec)  H2Z 1W7

Claim rights

If the value of a financial asset is:

  • less than $500, you must claim it within 10 years of the date the asset was remitted to the Minister of Finance; 
  • $500 or more, there is no time limit to claim the asset. 

Consult the register of unclaimed property to find out whether you own any unclaimed financial assets.

Note that you must pay fees for services rendered in the provisional administration and remittance of unclaimed property. For more information, click Fees.

Caution

You may be approached by a person or business that finds persons who may be entitled to unclaimed property (such as heirs or owners). These persons or businesses may charge high fees. You must sometimes pay those fees to be given even preliminary information.

Note that we are not responsible for any fees paid to such a person or business.

If you have any doubts or questions, contact us.

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