It's not uncommon for investors to need replacement share certificates from Wells Fargo. Many get lost or damaged, and sometimes your broker will want you to send in the original certificate to give it a new hologram sticker with updated information, such as your address or contact information. In any case, replacing a share certificate is something Wells Fargo wants you to do as quickly as possible because it uses it as an identifier on its books and records.
In this post, you'll learn how to request a replacement share certificate from Wells Fargo.
To order a replacement share certificate, you'll need to gather the following information:
Fill out a request form for the replacement share certificate to begin. You can submit the form you completed by mail or fax.
Mail your completed request form for the replacement share certificate and supporting documentation to Wells Fargo Shareholder Services. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage for the documents to be returned to you by regular mail or overnight return service.
You can request a replacement share certificate online and pick it up at one of Wells Fargo's branches if you prefer. You can also request a replacement share certificate over the phone.
You can check the status of your replacement share certificate request online by going to the Wells Fargo website and clicking on Investors. From there, you'll be able to see if Wells Fargo has processed your request. If not, contact Wells Fargo and ask about your missing share certificate status.
After thousands of Wells Fargo customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Can I Get a Replacement Share Certificate from Wells Fargo? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Wells Fargo if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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