How To Do A New Hampshire UCC Search

Last Updated on January 8, 2022

What is a UCC?

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) applies to any transaction intended to create a security interest in personal property. This interest can be viewed as a lien on personal property. Some examples of a security interest include buying a house and financing the mortgage through a bank, using the real estate as collateral for a loan.

What information does a New Hampshire UCC search show?

A UCC filing will show the debtor name, file number, date, and time, secured party, lapse date.

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Why is a UCC needed?

The UCC Financing Statement is used to help a secured creditor establish priority claims on assets in the event of debtor bankruptcy, insolvency, or default.

Where is a UCC filed in New Hampshire?

UCC records are filed online with the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office.

How much does a UCC search cost in New Hampshire?

A routine UCC lien search comes with a $10 fee. A certified search with results available in 24 hours is $25. Certified searches with results returned the same day are $35

How to do a UCC search in New Hampshire

Step 1 – Go to the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s website

Step 2 – Click on the three bars located in the top right corner of the screen and then click on Uniform Comm Code in the menu that appears on the right side of the screen.

Step 3 – Then click on UCC

Step 4 – Click on Forms and Search Requests

Step 5 – Scroll about hallway down the page to where the chart says UCC 11-U Search: State Information Request Form. Click on UCC 11-U Search highlighted in blue to download the form.

Step 6 – After filling out the downloaded form, click File Online, also highlighted in blue. You will be taken to a page where you can log in to your NH QuickStart account or create an account. Follow the directions provided from there.