The Recorders Office maintains and retrieves liens for real estate only.  All other UCC filings are handled through the Iowa Secretary of State.  You may contact them at 515-281-5204.

For real estate UCC filings please use the forms provided below.  Please follow the instructions included with the forms when filing.  The filing fee is $7.00 for the first page and $5.00 each additional page.  If you have additional questions please call our office at (563) 589-4434.

UCC1 and Instructions
UCC1Ad and Instructions
UCC3 and Instructions
UCC3Ad and Instructions

Secretary of State
1st Floor, Lucas Bldg
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5204
515-242-5953 (Fax)
sos@sos.state.ia.us