Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Veterans' Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed Monday, November 12, 2018

As you browse through our website, you will find a very diverse Department with three distinct bureaus - the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, the Maine State Archives and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles . While each bureau has unique duties in the services and information it provides to the citizens of Maine, they all share the Department's goals of ensuring customer satisfaction and providing quality services. [Read more about the Department]

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

Citizens’ Guide to the 2018 Maine Referendum Election now available online
Maine Breast Cancer Support license plate celebrates 10 years, $3M raised for cancer programs
Homeland Security grants final REAL ID waiver, Maine licenses acceptable for federal ID purposes
The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital Specialty License Plate available Oct. 1
Maine State Archives to host speakers, focus on industries during American Archives Month

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