The West Virginia Secretary of State UCC Division is committed to providing fast and efficient service. The UCC online search request service means convenient order and payment options for customers! The links below provide the information for understanding the Uniform Commercial Code and the required procedures.
Effective September 15, 2016, this office requires all Uniform Commercial Code filings to be processed through the UCC Online Services system at https://apps.wv.gov/sos/ucc/. No paper filings* will be accepted by this office (see *Paper Filing Exceptions below). Payment for online filings may be made by electronic check or credit card. Prepaid accounts are not an option at this time.
*Paper Filing Exceptions: These filings cannot be filed online. They must be filed via paper application.
UCC-1 Transmitting Utility Only
UCC-3 Amendment – Deleting Collateral Upload
Effective February 27, 2018, UCC searches may only be conducted through the UCC Online services system at https://apps.wv.gov/sos/ucc. After February 26, 2018, this office will no longer conduct manual searches. View the State Register Public Notice.
Features of the new online search:
Instantly download and print copies of certified and non-certified searches
Efficiently search documents by filing name or number with immediate search results
Conveniently and securely pay for services with credit card or electronic check
Receive payment and/or order confirmation
Contact the UCC Division for further assistance regarding Uniform Commercial Code.
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: UCC@wvsos.gov