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Secured Party Search Requests


This search report will contain the same results as in the UCC Standard Report and is applied to the secured party of record. The search request requires that the party type (individual or organization) be specified. In order to find the secured party names that have been entered in a variety of ways, multiple secured party searches may be necessary.  

You may limit your search by city or date range. The search results will only include active filings.

The fee for a Secured Party Name Search Statewide with debtor information is $20 per name searched.

 

Electronic Fulfillment

Requests for Secured Party Name or Secured Party Name Limited Search Requests will be electronically fulfilled.  An email will be sent to the email address provided and will contain a link to a Report in a PDF format.  

The Search Report can be opened for viewing, printed and/or downloaded from the link sent to you and from your Transaction History (for a period of 90 days). 

 

TO ORDER A SECURED PARTY NAME SEARCH:

Go to the UCC/Tax Liens Online page.

Login or Create an Account in our system. Go here for instructions on how to create an account.

By default, "file number" is selected, scroll to the bottom of the page until you see the options for Secured Party Search Requests.

The types of reports that are available are:

• Secured Party Name Search
• Secured Party Name Limited Search

NOTE: The two search options above do not include copies of filings reported in the results.

For an Organization Name Search:  Report will include only exact matches on the organization.

Example:  If the secured name searched is “The Bank of Minnesota” it will return The Bank of Minnesota; Bank of Minnesota Example:  If the secured name searched is “The Bank of Minnesota” it will NOT return The Bk of Minnesota; The Bank of MN; the Bank of Minn; The Bk of MN.

 

For an Individual Name Search:

First name: Report will include exact matches on the first name or of the first name initial that matches the first letter of the name entered.

Example:  If the first name of “Julie” is entered the results will include Julie and J. 
 
Middle name: Report will include exact matches of the middle name, and initial only that matches the first letter of the name entered.

Example:  If the middle name of “Marshall” is entered the results will include “Marshall”, “M” as well as no middle name    If no middle name is entered, the results will return any middle initial or name for liens that match the first name and/or last name entered. Example: If the first name of “Scott” and last name of “Gerdes” is entered will include “Scott Gerdes”, “Scott M Gerdes” and “Scott Marshall Gerdes”
 
Last Name (required): Report will include only exact matches on the last name.

Example:  If the last name entered is “Smith” all liens with the debtor last name of Smith will be returned (limited by first and/or middle name if entered).

 

Limited Secured Party Name Search Requests

The Secured Party Name Limited Search Report results will include the same name matches as the Standard Search, but with the ability to enter specific criteria to limit the results.

Results can be limited by entering a particular city name or a specific date range.  

City: By entering a city, the result will include exact matches of the city name entered, plus any city name on the city name equivalency list.

Example:  If the city of Blmgtn is entered the results will include Blmgtn and Bloomington. (See Appendix B for complete list)

Date range: By entering a date range the result will include, as modified.

Example:  If the start date entered is 1/1/2012 and the end date is 1/1/2013 all liens, that match all other criteria, with either an original filing date or an amendment filing date that falls within this range will be returned.  In this example, if the original lien was filed on 6/3/2012 it will be returned, an amendment filed on 10/3/2012 will be returned and so on.

 
See the Secured Search Logic Implementation Guide for the Minnesota Administrative Rules that are applied to Secured Party Name Search Reports.