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.

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Filing Fees

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
402 N Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

All other North Carolina filings:

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

For more Information regarding Universal Commercial Code Filings, please visit the North Carolina Secretary Of State’s Website or contact the North Carolina Secretary of State’s Universal Commercial Code Division at 919-814-5400.