​​​​How to do a UCC search in Alaska

Last Updated on December 25, 2021

What is a UCC?

A UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) is a document related to security interests in personal property. The Alaska UCC Central File System Office maintains a statewide library and index of all transactions filed which create a security interest in personal property.  

What information does a UCC search show?

A search shows the type of document, date recorded, record status, secured individual and debtor with their addresses, an index label, document number, associated document numbers, and the district, along with an image of the document.

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Why is a UCC needed?

To inform debtors and creditors of outstanding security interests in personal property.

Where is a UCC filed in Alaska?

The Alaska State Recorder’s Office administers the statewide recording system Central File. A UCC-1 may be filed at the UCC Central File System Office in Anchorage, Alaska. 

How much does a UCC search cost in Alaska?

There is no fee to search Alaska UCC records. The information recorded from UCC filings becomes permanent public record and is available for public viewing and/or purchase. 

​​​​How to do a UCC search in Alaska

Step 1 – Go to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources website.

Step 2 – Go to Online Services and click UCC Online Filing in the drop down menu.

Step – Go to Searches and click UCC Search Menu in the drop down menu.

Step 4 – Halfway down the page choose the type of search you want.

 Step 5 – Fill in the appropriate information in the fields provided and click search.

For more questions:

Central File UCC Central Resources
Anchorage, Alaska
Phone: (907) 269-8873
Fax: (907) 269-8945