Welcome to the County of Santa Clara Controller-Treasurer's website for stale dated County warrants (expired County checks to vendors).
In accordance with the Government Code section 29802, below is our policy regarding the reissuance of Stale Dated warrant:
Warrants may be reissued if the warrant is less than six years old (from the date of the initial issuance), upon receipt of an Affidavit to Obtain Re-Issuance of Stale Dated Warrant and/or the original warrant, if available, and after a review of records indicates the warrant was not previously reissued.
- Warrants between two and half years old and six years old may be reissued, only if the amount exceeds fifty dollars, and if a review of records indicates the warrant was not previously reissued.
Warrants more than six years old will
not be reissued under any circumstances because record retention
policies do not permit a thorough review to determine if warrant was
Visit our Stale Dated County Warrants Search application (opens in new tab/window) to search and file a claim online, which is the preferred method.
Submitted claims may take up to 45 days to process. If you do not receive a response after 45 days or if you have any questions about your claim, please contact us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to file a claim electronically, please fill out the Affidavit Form (pdf) and mail to the address listed below:
County of Santa Clara
Attn: Controller-Treasurer GAU
70 W. Hedding St., East Wing, 2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95110