UCC Filing Procedures

*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

UCC Searches

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