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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 5. Corporations
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Clerk's Office
Chapter 30. Uniform Commercial Code Filing Rules
1/17/2022

5VAC5-30-30. General filing and search requirements.

A. UCC records may be delivered to the filing office for filing as follows:

1. By personal delivery, at the filing office street address;

2. By courier delivery, at the filing office street address;

3. By postal delivery, to the filing office mailing address; or

4. By electronic delivery method provided and authorized by the filing office.

B. The filing time for a UCC record delivered to the filing office for filing by personal or courier delivery is the time the UCC record is date-and-time stamped by the filing office even though the UCC record may not yet have been accepted for filing and may be subsequently rejected. The filing time for a UCC record delivered to the filing office for filing by postal delivery is the next close of business following the time of delivery (even though the UCC record may not yet have been accepted for filing and may be subsequently rejected). A UCC record delivered to the filing office for filing after regular business hours or on a day the filing office is not open for business will have a filing time of the close of business on the next day the filing office is open for business. The filing time for a UCC record delivered to the filing office for filing by authorized electronic delivery method is the date and time the UCC information management system receives the UCC record and determines that all the required elements of the transmission have been received in the required format.

C. UCC search requests may be delivered to the filing office by personal, courier, or postal delivery, or by electronic delivery method provided and authorized by the filing office.

Statutory Authority

§§ 8.9A-526 and 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2007; Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2011; Volume 29, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 2013; Volume 34, Issue 9, eff. December 1, 2017.

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