FAQ
UCC Online - Filing Information
Can I file financing statements with attachments online?

No. Financing statements, UCC1 and UCC3 forms, and their attachments must be mailed to the UCC Office for processing. Don’t forget to include your billing account number or payment in the form of a check or money order.

 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

 

How do I retrieve my filing documents?

Filing documents are delivered to your Submission History as PDFs once you complete checkout. You must be logged in to access your Submission History; click on Work Order Number and you will be directed to the Work Order Detail screen. You may view and print your filing documents by selecting either Acknowledgment or Filing Image. Files are available in the Submission History for 90 days.
 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

 

Where do I file financing statements electronically?

An electronic filing service for billing account and credit or debit card customers is available online. You must create a user account by selecting the “Login or Register” button.

 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

 

How do I begin a UCC filing?

From the UCC menu, select “UCC Filing” and then the filing type (for example, UCC1 Initial Filing Statement).
 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

 

Can I edit or delete a financing statement before submitting?

Edits can be made from the Review screen. You can delete a financing statement on the Shopping Cart screen.
 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

 

Can I view the financing statement I just completed before I pay for it?

No, an image of the financing statement will be provided after the filing acknowledgement is generated after Checkout.

 

 


If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.

Can I file financing statements with large collateral descriptions?

Yes, collateral descriptions can be copied from other sources and pasted into the collateral data field. After pasting the data into the collateral field, examine the text to ensure it does not appear too small. If the text appears small and unreadable in this box, it will appear the same way on the image produced when you complete the filing.

If you experience text size or other formatting issues, contact the UCC Office at 517-322-1144.
 

 

 

If you did not find the information you need, enter a descriptive word or phrase in the Search field located in the upper right corner. Or send us an e-mail by clicking on “Contact the Secretary of State” also in the upper right corner and we will help you get the information you need.