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About PBGC

Contacting PBGC About Unclaimed Pensions

Call PBGC toll-free at 1-800-326-LOST (5678). [TTY/ASCII users: call the federal relay service toll-free at 1-800-877-8339 and ask to be connected to 1-800-326-LOST.]

Email PBGC at When submitting information by e-mail, please be assured that the information will be used only for the purposes described here. However, PBGC cannot assure the security of the information during transmission. Please review PBGC's Privacy Policy.

Write to PBGC

If you found the name of the person you were looking for -

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
P.O. Box 151750
Alexandria, Va. 22315-9923

If you did not find the name of the person you were looking for or could not reach the company that sponsored the plan -

PBGC Pension Search Program
1200 K Street, NW, Suite 930
Washington, DC 20005-4026

Information to Provide When Contacting PBGC

If you are the participant (A person who is earning or retaining a pension benefit under a pension plan, whether or not the person is currently working for the employer) -

  • Your name:
  • Social Security number:
  • Mailing address:
  • Daytime and evening telephone numbers:
  • Company name and dates you worked for the company:

If you are not the participant -

Provide the information requested above for the participant and the following for you:

  • Your name:
  • Daytime and evening telephone numbers: