Central Indexing (UCC)

The Central Indexing System is a computer system containing Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Central Notice (CNS), agricultural statutory liens and notices, miscellaneous statutory liens, and state and federal tax liens connected to the County Recorders and the Secretary of State's office.

A statewide perfection of a loan can be obtained by filing in any one of the 54 filing locations. There are six separate databases in which filing information can be maintained and searched.

  1. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Index
  2. Farm Products Central Notice (CNS) Index
  3. Statutory Lien Index
  4. Agricultural Statutory Lien Notice Index
  5. Federal Lien Index
  6. State Tax Lien Index

Central Indexing (UCC)
Telephone Number: 701-328-3662
Toll Free: (800) 352-0867 ext. 328-3662
Fax: 701-328-4214
Email: sosci@nd.gov


  • Central Indexing Statutes
    Laws regarding the filing and searching of UCC documents and agricultural liens in the Central Indexing System

Administrative Rules