Uniform Commercial Codes

The Recorders Office maintains and retrieves liens for real estate only. All other Uniform Commerical Codes (UCC) filings are handled through the Iowa Secretary of State.

For real estate UCC filings please use the forms provided and follow the instructions included with the forms when filing. The filing fee is $7 for the first page and $5 for each additional page. If you have additional questions please call our office at 563-589-4434.

Secretary of State

321 E 12th Street
1st Floor, Lucas Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-5204
Fax: 515-242-5953
Email Secretary of State

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