Lost Life Insurance Policy or Annuity Contract

Search for a Lost Life Insurance Policy or Annuity Contract

Sometimes a family member or friend has a life insurance policy or annuity contract that their beneficiary may not know how to locate.

Or, a beneficiary may be unaware that they were designated to receive benefits upon the death of the person who was insured. This is what we consider to be a lost policy or contract.

If you’re not sure whether a policy or contract exists with Nationwide, we can help.

Start an online policy or contract search

To begin your search for a lost life insurance policy or annuity contract, complete our online form or call 1-800-848-6331.

As we process your claim, we’ll contact you directly if we need additional information or documents.

However, if you have questions about a lost policy or contract, or the search process, please call 1-800-848-6331, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET.

You may search on your own

If you’re not sure whether your loved one had a life insurance policy or annuity contract with Nationwide, you may conduct a search on your own. 

Unfortunately, there is no national or statewide database of all life insurance policies that you can consult. But these strategies may help:

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