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Do you have an old refund check that you can’t cash?

If the date of the check is under 3 years old

To submit a request for a replacement warrant that is six months to 3 years old, your request must:

  • Be in writing
  • Be signed by the taxpayer or their authorized representative
  • Include the original or copy of the warrant, if available
  • Do not write VOID on the refund.

Mail your request to:
RETURNED WARRANT DESK
FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
PO BX 942867
SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0001

To prevent processing delays, please include all supporting documentation, if applicable.

If the date of the check is more than 3 years old

To submit a request for a replacement warrant that is more than three years old, your request must:

  • Be submitted on FTB 3900A
    • NOTE: Your request will be denied if your stale-dated warrant is more than three years old and you fail to use FTB 3900A to make your claim for a replacement warrant.
  • Be signed by the taxpayer or their authorized representative
  • Include the original or copy of the warrant, if available

Mail to:

RETURNED WARRANT DESK
FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
PO BX 942867
SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0001

To prevent processing delays, please include all supporting documentation, if applicable.

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Last Updated: 02/07/2018

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