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Amendment Instructions

The Secretary of State bears no responsibility for legal effectiveness of filing. This responsibility rests with the filer.

For more information on liens, see our FAQ.

UCC Records Search

Document #

Enter the document number that you want to amend. This number can be found on the original document, or by searching for the filing under “Advanced Search” on the UCC Home page

Filing Office

Choose the office where the document was filed. This will be either a county or our office.

Click “Search”.

Record Confirmation

Is this the record that you are looking for?

If yes, click “Confirm.”

If no, click “Previous Page” to search again.

Selection

If you are terminating or continuing the record, mark the box next to that option. You may not see the option to file a continuation if it’s not available for this record.

To amend other information, such as debtor or secured party information, click “Continue”.

Debtor List

To add a debtor, click “Add a debtor”. (Skip to "Debtor Information".)

To remove a debtor, click “delete” to the right of the debtor’s information.

To edit a debtor, click the debtor’s name.

If there are no changes, click "Continue."­

Debtor Information

Debtor’s full legal name

Enter an organization name or an individual name, not both.

If you are logged in to a user account and have the debtor's information saved, you can import that information.

To add a previously-saved debtor:

  • Click “Import saved information from My Account”
  • Click the debtor’s name to add that information to the filing.

Organization

If the debtor is an organization, enter that name here.

Enter the exact, current name of the organization. This information is on the organization’s formation documents (such as articles of organization). If the organization has changed its name since its formation, the name may be on a correction or amendment form.

If the organization is on file with our office, you can click “Search business database for an organization of record” to import the organization’s information from our database.

  • After clicking “Search business database for an organization of record, enter the organization name or ID number and click “Search.”
  • If there are no results, try searching using fewer or different combinations of words. If you are unable to find the organization, click “Cancel & Return” to go back to the form.
  • If only one organization is found in a name search, or if you searched by ID number, you will see the “Organization Record Confirmation” page.
  • If more than one match is found, you will see a list of results. Find the correct organization and click its ID number.
  • Is this the organization that you are looking for? If it is, click “Confirm.” If it is not, click “Previous Page” to search again.
  • After clicking “Confirm,” you will be taken back to the form. The organization’s information is now entered into the form. Review this information and make any needed changes.

Individual

If the debtor is an individual, enter the person’s last, first, and middle name. Use the drop-down menu to add a suffix, if applicable (Sr., Jr. III, etc.).

Mailing Address

Enter the debtor’s mailing address, including street, city, state, ZIP/postal code, province (if applicable) and country. If you used the business database search, this information will be prefilled. Review this information to make sure it’s correct.

Other debtor designations

If one of the designations applies, mark that choice. If none of these apply, leave “None” marked (“None” is chosen by default).

Add this debtor to my account

If you are logged in to a user account, you will have the option to save debtor information for later use. If you want to save this debtor to your account, mark “Yes.”

When you have finished entering information on this page, click “Continue.”

If you edited debtor information, you can undo those changes by clicking “undo” to the right of the debtor.

When you are finished with debtor information, click “Continue.” 

Secured Party List

To add a secured party, click “Add a party.” (Skip to "Secured Party Information")

To remove a secured party, click “delete” to the right of the secured party’s information.

To edit a secured party, click the secured party’s name.

If there are no changes, click "Continue."

Secured Party Information

Name

Enter an organization name or an individual name, not both.

If you are logged in to a user account and have the secured party's information saved, you can import that information.

To add a previously-saved secured party:

  • Click “Import saved information from My Account”
  • Click the secured party’s name to add that information to the filing.

Organization

If the secured party is an organization, enter that name here.

Enter the exact, current name of the organization. This information can be found on the organization’s formation documents (such as articles of organization) or on a correction or amendment form if the organization has changed its name since its formation.

Individual

If the secured party is an individual, enter the person’s last, first, and middle name. Use the drop-down menu to add a suffix, if applicable (Sr., Jr. III, etc.).

Mailing Address

Enter the secured party’s mailing address, including street, city, state, ZIP/postal code, province (if applicable) and country.

Is this secured party an assignor?

An assignor is the person who transfers their rights or interests in a person's property to a third party.

Add this secured party to my account

If you are logged in to a user account, you will have the option to save secured party information for later use. If you want to save this secured party to your account, mark “Yes.”

When you have finished entering information on this page, click “Continue.”

If you edited a secured party, you can undo those changes by clicking “undo” to the right of the secured party.

When you are finished with secured party information, click “Continue.”

Collateral

Click on “Add, delete, or restate collateral” to amend the collateral for the record.

If there are no changes, click "Continue."

Collateral Information

Indicate whether this amendment is adding, deleting, or restating collateral by marking the correct option.

Edit, add, or remove information from the description as necessary.

If you are logged in to a user account and have saved collateral descriptions, you will see a link to “Import saved information from My Account.” To add a previously saved collateral description, click this link and then click the description to add that information to the filing.

You can enter up to 1000 characters in the description. If you need more room, you can add an attachment to the filing when you reach the "Attachments" page.

If you are logged in to a user account, you will have the option to save collateral descriptions for later use. If you want to save this description to your account, mark “Yes.” Enter a title for this collateral description in the box.

Each description saved to your account must have its own title.

When you are finished, click “Continue.”

 If you made changes to the collateral description, you can undo those changes by clicking on “undo” to the right of the collateral.

When you are finished with the collateral description, click “Continue.”

Assignment

To add an assignee, click “Add an assignee.”

To remove an assignee, click “delete” to the right of the assignee’s information.

To edit an assignee, click the assignee’s name.

If there are no changes, click "Continue."

Assignee Information

Name

Enter an organization name or an individual name, not both.

If you are logged into a user account and have the assignee's information saved, you can import that information.

To add a previously-saved assignee:

  • Click “Import saved information from My Account”
  • Click the secured party’s name to add that information to the filing.

Organization

If the assignee is an organization, enter that name here.

Enter the exact, current name of the organization. This information can be found on the organization’s formation documents (such as articles of organization) or on a correction or amendment form if the organization has changed its name since its formation.

Individual

If the assignee is an individual, enter the person’s last, first, and middle name.

Use the drop-down menu to add a suffix, if applicable (Sr., Jr. III, etc.).

Mailing Address

Enter the assignee’s mailing address, including street, city, state, ZIP/postal code, province (if applicable) and country.

Add this assignee to my account

If you are logged in to a user account, you will have the option to save assignee information for later use. If you want to save this assignee to your account, mark “Yes.”

When you are finished, click “Continue”.

Assignor

To choose the assignor, mark the box next to the applicable party’s information. When you are finished with assignment information, click “Continue.”

Optional

This section is optional. You can enter reference or miscellaneous information here. No more than 250 characters can be entered. If you need more room, you can add an attachment to the filing when you reach the "Attachments" page.

When you are finished, click “Continue”.

Attachments

You can attach documents to your filing, if needed.

If you have no attachments to add, click “Continue.”

Attachments must be PDF or TXT files. You can attach up to 50 files, but the total size of your files combined can be no more than 10 MB. Avoid file names with special characters.

Attachments must be in the English language.

Files are added to the final document in the order that you attach them. If the order matters, you can select the up or down arrows in the “Location” section after adding your attachments.

To add an attachment:

Enter a short description of the document that you are going to attach. For example, “Additional collateral description”.

Click the “Add Attachment” button (next to the Location field).

A window will pop up that shows your computer’s files. Find the document that you want to attach and click it, then click “Open” at the bottom of the window. The file that you chose will appear in the “Location” field.

For each attachment, repeat the steps above.

To remove an attachment, click “delete” to the right of the attachment.

When you are finished, click “Continue.”

Authorizing Party

If you are adding an authorizing party, choose one or more authorizing parties by marking the box next to their names.

An authorizing party is the person who files an amendment. An authorizing party is usually a secured party on the record. In some cases, a debtor may be authorized to file an amendment- in that case, the debtor would be the authorizing party.

When you are finished, click “Continue.”

Review

A PDF copy of the form is displayed on this page.

If the PDF does not appear on the page, click “Click here” to open the PDF in a new window. The new window can be closed without interrupting the filing process.

Review the form and make sure that all of the information is correct.

If you need to add, edit, or remove information, click on the tabs at the top to go back to the applicable section of the form, or click on “Previous page” at the bottom of the page to go back.

After verifying that the information on the form is correct, click “Continue.”

Online Payment

Payment can be made using a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card. Prepaid accounts set up with our office are also accepted.

First, select whether to pay using a credit card or a prepaid account.

Credit Card Payment

Enter the name on the card & the associated billing address. Enter your email address and then select “Pay now”.

After selecting “Pay now”, you’ll be directed to a secure payment page. Select your card type. Enter your card number (no dashes or spaces), your expiration date, and CVN.

Click once on “Pay now.” Clicking more than once can cause multiple authorizations or double billing.

Prepaid Account Payment

Enter the prepaid account number.

The “Reference” field is optional. This information will not appear on the document- it will appear on your prepaid account statement.

Click once on “Pay now.” Clicking more than once can cause multiple authorizations or double billing.

Confirmation

After successful payment, you will see a confirmation page that includes:

  • A summary of your payment information,
  • The document filing number, and
  • A PDF copy of your filing.

You can print a copy of the filing by clicking the printer icon in the PDF toolbar.

Note: the image of the document will not be posted to the Secretary of State's website until it has been processed through an automated redaction system to remove any taxpayer identification numbers that are identified.