How do I find out what bonds are in my name?

Contact Your Family Members

The easiest way to find out if there are any outstanding bonds in your name is to ask your family members if they ever opened a bond for you. Call your parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and anyone else you believe may have purchased a bond in your name at any time in the past.

How can I access my savings bonds online?

The only way to buy EE bonds is to buy them in electronic form in TreasuryDirect. We no longer issue EE bonds in paper form. As a TreasuryDirect account holder, you can purchase, manage, and redeem EE bonds directly from your web browser.

What do I do if I lost my savings bonds?

To file a claim for a savings bond that is lost, stolen, or destroyed, complete a Claim for Lost, Stolen, or Destroyed United States Savings Bonds (FS Form 1048). Please sign the form in the presence of an authorized certifying officer (available at a bank, trust company, or credit union).

How do you check if a bond has been cashed?

How to Check If a Bond Has Been Cashed
  1. Visit Treasury Direct. You can check if a bond has been cashed by heading to and logging in. …
  2. Enter the Requested Information. …
  3. Send an E-mail. …
  4. Send a Letter.

How do I find a savings bond with a social security number?

How can I search for those? A: You, too, can fill out a bond search request form, here, or call 1-800-553-2663. Treasury employees will research your query based on your social security number and other information provided.

Can you cash savings bonds not in your name?

Requirements for Cashing in Savings Bonds

Remember that savings bonds can’t be sold, traded or given away. The person whose name is on the bond is the only person who can cash it in (with some exception, which we’ll get to shortly).