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UCC Forms

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Initial Filing

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Form Form Name Description
UCC1 UCC Financing Statement (Form UCC1) (Rev. 04/20/11) Form to be used for an initial filing.
UCC1Ad UCC Financing Statement Addendum (Form UCC1Ad) (Rev. 04/20/11) Form may only be used in conjunction with the UCC1 Form (see instructions on forms).
UCC1AP UCC Financing Statement Additional Party (Form UCC1AP) (Rev. 08/22/11) Form may only be used in conjunction with the UCC1 and UCC1Ad Forms to add multiple debtors or secured parties (see instructions on forms).

[Forms are the prescribed forms by the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA)]

Amend an Initial Filing

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Form Form Name Description
UCC3 UCC Financing Statement Amendment (Form UCC3) (Rev. 04/20/11) Form to be used to amend an initial filing (includes termination, continuation, assignment, amendment (party information), and amendment (collateral change).
UCC3Ad UCC Financing Statement Amendment Addendum (Form UCC3Ad) (Rev. 04/20/11) Form may only be used in conjunction with the UCC3 Form (see instructions on forms).
UCC3AP UCC Financing Statement Amendment Additional Party (Form UCC3AP) (Rev. 08/22/11) Form may only be used in conjunction with the UCC3 and UCC3Ad Forms to add multiple debtors or secured parties (see instructions on forms).

[Forms are the prescribed forms by the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA)]

Information Statement

Form Form Name Description
UCC5 Information Statement (Form UCC5) (Rev. 07/19/12) The filing of an information statement does not affect the effectiveness of an initial financing statement or other filed record.

[Form is the prescribed form by the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA)]

Information Request

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Form Form Name Description
UCC11 Information Request (Form UCC11) (Texas) (Rev. 07/19/12) Please refer to the Ending Noise Words (Word, PDF) list, as promulgated and adopted by the Office of the Secretary of State, that provides business endings that will be ignored in a UCC search.

[Form is the prescribed form by the Office of the Secretary of State of Texas]

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