Claiming Instructions

 

Specify your preferred mode of payment on your claim form. The Authority does NOT make payments in cash. Provide details for one of the following modes:
1.    Bank transfer - give account details e.g. name of bank, branch and account number.

If one of the following cases applies to you please attach the following details:
1.    Affidavit for change of name, if name on ID is different from that on any other identity document for the claimant or if the name of a company has changed.
2.    If claiming a banker’s cheque submit the original banker’s cheque or affidavit for loss.
3.    If claiming an insurance policy submit the original policy document/ affidavit for lost policy document.

Claiming by Original Owner

Where the owner is claiming, the following are the requirements:

1.    Completed form Original Owner(s) claim form ( Form 4A) duly commissioned.
2.    Completed Indemnity agreement (Form 5) duly commissioned.
3.    An official letter received from the holder confirming remmittance of unclaimed financial assets to the Authority.
4.     Certified copy of the claimant’s national identity card or passport (Certified by a lawyer).
5.    Certified copy of claimant’s PIN certificate (Certified by a lawyer).

6.    Provide Bank Statement of an active account (if more than one claimant provide statement of a joint bank account).

Claiming on Behalf (Beneficiary/Deceased cases)

Where the claimant is not the owner but has or asserts a legal right to an unclaimed asset, the claimant shall submit to the Authority the following:
1.    Completed beneficiary claim form ( Form 4B) duly commissioned.
2.    Completed Indemnity agreement (Form 5) duly commissioned.
3.    An official letter received from the holder confirming remittance of unclaimed financial assets to the Authority.
4.    Certified copy of the claimant’s national identity card or passport.
5.    Certified copy of claimant’s PIN certificate.
6.    Certified certificate of death.
7.    Certificate of Confirmation of Grant/ Certificate of Summary Administration.

8.    Provide Bank Statement of an active account (if more than one claimant provide statement of a joint bank account).

 Claiming on Behalf (where owner is alive/agent for owner)
Where the claimant is not the owner but is claiming as an agent on behalf of a living owner, the following are the requirements:
1.    Completed agent for owner claim form ( Form 4D) duly commissioned.
2.    Completed Indemnity agreement (Form 5) duly commissioned.
3.    An official letter received from the holder confirming remittance of unclaimed assets to the Authority
4.    Certified copy of the claimant’s national identity card or passport.
5.    Certified copy of claimant’s PIN certificate.
6.    Registered  power of attorney.(Registered at the Ministry of Lands)

7.     Claimant's bank details indicated on claimant bank details form.

8.     One page copy of recent bank statement, current deposit slip or withdrawal slip to confirm bank account details provided in item 7 above.

Claiming on Behalf of a minor
Where the claimant is claiming on behalf of a minor who is an original owner, the following are the requirements:
1.    Completed agent for owner claim form ( Form 4D) duly commissioned.
2.    Completed Indemnity agreement (Form 5) duly commissioned.
3.    An official letter received from the holder confirming remittence of unclaimed financial assets to the Authority
4.    Certified copy of the claimant’s national identity card or passport.
5.    Certified copy of claimant’s PIN certificate.
6.    Guardianship deed.

7.    Claimant's bank details indicated on claimant bank details form.

8.    One page copy of recent bank statement, current deposit slip or withdrawal slip to confirm bank account details provided in item 7 above (if more than one claimant provide statement of a joint bank account).

Claiming on Behalf of a business entity
Where the claimant is claiming on behalf of a business entity, the following are the requirements:
1.    Completed business entity claim form ( Form 4C) duly commissioned.
2.    Completed Indemnity agreement (Form 5) duly notarized.
3.    An official letter received from the holder confirming remittance of unclaimed financial assets to the Authority.
4.    Current form CR12 obtained from the Company Registrar indicating directors of a company.
5.    Certified copy of the directors’ national identity cards or passports (Certified by a lawyer).
6.    Certified copy of directors’ PIN certificates.
7.    Certificate of incorporation.

8.    Business entity's bank details indicated on the claimant bank details form.

9.    One page copy of recent bank statement, current deposit slip or withdrawal slip to confirm bank account details provided in item 8 above.

NOTE:

Documents from foreign jurisdictions should be notarised by a Public Notary.

A gazettement period of 30 days is required for benficiary and agent for owner claims. If no objection is received in our offices within this period, the funds will be paid to the claimantafter the gazettement period.

Contact Us

Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority,
Pacis Centre, 2nd Floor, Slip Road, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi.
P.O Box 28235-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
Phone: 020 4023000, 0706866984, 0736559152
Email: info@ufaa.go.ke

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