Uniform Commercial Codes

Effective July 1,2001, all original Uniform Commercial Codes (UCCs) and amended UCCs to be filed in NC will be filed at the Secretary of State’s office in Raleigh, unless the UCC or amendment form indicates that the document is to be filed in the real estate records of the local filing office and meets all requirements of Revised Article 9. 

Note: Only financing statements or amendments whose collateral includes fixtures, timber to be cut, or as-extracted collateral should be filed in the local filing office.

Local filing offices will no longer perform searches on UCCs filed after June 30, 2001.

Effective July 15, 2003

Filing Fees for initial financing statements, correction statements, and all Amendments, including terminations:

  • 1 or 2 pages: $38
  • 3 to 10 pages: $45
  • Over 10 pages: $45 plus $2 per page over 10

Mailing Filings

Local filings may be mailed to:

Rowan County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 2568
Salisbury, NC 28145

All other North Carolina filings:

NC Secretary of State
UCC Division
P.O. Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 287626