June 3, 2013
Contact: Melissa Couture

New Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Forms effective July 1, 2013

Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has announced that, due to recent law changes, effective July 1, 2013
new UCC forms have been adopted. 


AUGUSTA – New financing statement forms will be available on the Division of Corporations, UCC & Commissions website at: by June 28, 2013; however, they cannot be accepted for filing until July 1, 2013.  A thirty (30) day grace period will be provided beginning July 1, 2013 and ending July 31, 2013, during which the previous versions of the forms will be accepted by the filing office.  Beginning on August 1, 2013, only the new forms will be accepted and the filing office will refuse to accept all other forms.

The Secretary of State's Division of Corporations, UCC & Commissions is available to answer questions regarding the new UCC Form and can be reached at (207) 624-7752 or by email at