Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST)
OST maintains addresses of IIM account owners. Addresses make it possible for OST to keep in touch with account owners, sending them their account statements and their funds. Whereabouts Unknown (WAU) accounts are those for which OST does not have current address information. As of September 30, 2014, there were 63,339 WAU accounts. The combined monetary value of those accounts was $115.4 million. Search the WAU database of names.
Need help? 1-888-678-6836
For help with account information, to update your account address, or for other account support, call the Trust Beneficiary Call Center, toll free, 1-888-678-6836.
How to Read Your IIM StatementVisit the How to Read Your IIM Statement page and click on the link of the same name to go to a sample statement with highlighted definitions.
Receive IIM Funds ElectronicallySign up for Direct Deposit Sign up for a Debit Card
OST Mini-Quiz!How can you transfer an interest in trust property during your lifetime?
a) gift deed
b) negotiated sale
c) land exchanges
d) all of the above
Find the answer on the probating trust assets page.
- IRS Notice 2102-60 Federal Income Tax Treatment of Per Capita Payments of Certain Settlements
- The Trust Beneficiary Call Center is continuing to experience a high volume of incoming beneficiary calls about Cobell settlement payments. If you are calling regarding Cobell settlement individual class-action payments, the Trust Beneficiary Call Center does not have this information. Your best source for information is the Garden City Group:
Garden City Group, Inc.
Call: 1-800-961-6109 toll free
Mail: Indian Trust Settlement, P.O. Box 9577, Dublin, OH 43017-4877