NEW! DFI's new UCC and Trademark processing system is now available.
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Uniform Commercial Code

The Uniform Commercial Code Section of the Division of Corporate & Consumer Services at the Department of Financial Institutions examines and files documents under the Uniform Commercial Code, including statements of business indebtedness, consignments, terminations, and financing statements and maintains the statewide Uniform Commercial Code lien system.

DFI's new UCC and Trademark processing system is now available

You will notice several changes from our old system, so please take some time to become familiar with the new accounts structure and features that are available. Highlights of the new system include:

  • User Accounts are mandatory for using the new site. (Creating a User Account is free.)
  • All UCC Filing types can now be filed online; including certified searches, filings with attachments, and uncommon filing types.
  • Trademark filings are now available for filing online.
  • Automated subscription services are available for UCC filing data.

These user manuals may be helpful in understanding and becoming familiar with the new system.

UCC Filing Services

  • File Online - Initial filings, amendments, continuations, terminations, etc.
  • UCC Bulk Filing by XML – Instructions and a sample filing will be available in the near future.
  • DFI Online Application Search Lien Filings - For information about filings after July 1, 2001.
  • County Filing Offices - For information about filings prior to July 1, 2001.
  • Data Services - How to obtain data and/or images

Contact Us

  • If you have WI UCC questions, please call us at 608-266-8915 or send e-mail to DFI-UCC@dfi.wisconsin.gov.
  • For questions relating to a Lien release on a Motor Vehicle Title, call DFI Division of Banking at 608-261-7578.
  • For Realty-Related (Fixture) Filings, please refer to the Wisconsin Register of Deeds website.