Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Independence Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 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]

REAL ID - The Facts:

Revised 10/19/2017

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What's New in the Department

Tabulation of ranked-choice primary races scheduled at 6 p.m. today
Bureau of Motor Vehicles announces new schedule for the Bridgton mobile license unit
Media advisory re: drop-off of RCV tabulation
‘Forlorn Hope,’ story of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, to premiere June 18 in Bucksport
Maine BMV to offer non-binary gender designation on driver’s licenses, ID cards

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