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UCC Article 9, Lien & Transactional Service Information

 Updated August 3, 2020


This page provides a variety of charts, forms and other resources related to search and filing issues under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”), tax liens and statutory liens.  In addition, the page includes materials on other topics of interest to commercial lenders and their legal counsel, including real estate recording and notary information.


State Filing Office Information

  • State-Level UCC Administrative Rules Information Chart  LINK   (updated February 25, 2022)
  • IACA Model Administrative Rules  LINK  (external site)
  • State UCC & Corporate Filing Office URLS LINK
  • State UCC eFile Methods and Capabilities LINK
  • IACA chart of jurisdictional filing procedures and requirements.  LINK 

UCC Forms

Fillable UCC Forms (04/20/2011 revision)

  • Financing Statement UCC1
  • Financing Statement Addendum UCC1AD
  • Financing Statement Additional Party Addendum UCC1AP
  • Financing Statement Amendment UCC3
  • Financing Statement Amendment Addendum UCC3AD
  • Financing Statement Additional Party Amendment Addendum UCC3AP
  • Information Statement UCC5
  • Information Request UCC11

State-Specific UCC Forms 

  • Connecticut LINK
  • Florida LINK
  • Indiana LINK
  • Maryland LINK   (National Forms with MD instructions)
  • New York LINK (pre-2011 National Forms)
  • Tennessee  LINK

Debtor Name Resources

The checklist below provides a road map for how to use the driver’s license as the source of an individual debtor name.  The chart indicates which legislative alternative each state enacted or has pending, plus what documents will serve as the source of the individual debtor name:

  • Driver’s License Debtor Name Checklist  LINK  (includes State-by-State Requirements Chart)
  • Filings Against Trusts & Trustees…  by Norman M. Powell, Esq.  LINK  (external site)

UCC & Other Reference Materials

While the UCC is a uniform act, it has not been enacted entirely uniformly.  There are differences from state to state.  The following reference materials provide a comparison of how states deal with the particular issue.

  • § 9-513 Termination Requirements Chart  LINK
  • § 9-109 Government Debtor Scope Exclusion Chart LINK
  • Real Estate Satisfaction/Release Requirements Chart  LINK
  • § 9-515 Duration and Effectiveness Chart  LINK
  • Fraudulent UCC Filing Remedies by State LINK (updated February 25, 2022)

Visit CSC’s Resource Center for more UCC Article 9 information

2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9

  • Summary of the 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9  LINK
  • 2010 Amendments Enactment Status & Effective Dates  LINK
  • 2010 Amendments FAQs  LINK
  • 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9 Enactment Variations by State  LINK
  • Transition Period Basics  LINK
  • In Lieu Basics  LINK

Other Information

  • 2014 Filing Office Fun Facts LINK  (from CSC legislative update emails)
  • 2015 Filing Office Fun Facts LINK  (from CSC legislative update emails)
  • 2016 Filing Office Fun Facts LINK  (from CSC legislative update emails)
  • 2017 Filing Office Fun Facts LINK  (from CSC legislative update emails)

Quick Reference Chart of Uniform Commercial Law Enactment Status  Link