Uniform Commercial Codes (UCC)

Effective July 1, 2001, all original UCCs and amended UCCs 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 filled in the real estate records of the local filing office and meets all requirements of Revised Article 9. Only financing statements or amendments whose collateral includes fixtures, timber to be cut, or as extracted minerals should be filed in the local filing office.

Local filing offices will no longer perform searches on UCCs filed after June 30, 2001. Debtor's name and property description are required on all real property-related UCCs and amendments.

Filing Fees

Effective July 1, 2001

Filing fee for initial financing statements, correction statements, and all amendments, including terminations:

  • One or two pages: $38
  • Three to ten pages: $45
  • Over ten pages: $45 plus $2 per page over ten
  • Non-standard form: Additional $25 per document

Mailing Addresses

Local filings may be mailed to:
Davidson County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 464
Lexington, NC 27293-0464

All other NC filings:
NC Secretary of State
UCC Division
P.O. Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626