Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Patriot's Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed on Monday, April 15, 2019.

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

Sec. Dunlap to recognize Town of Thomaston as 250th Rapid Renewal participant
Perry wins House District 124 election
Rockland BMV closure for network upgrades now set for March 14
Special election set to fill District 52 House seat
BMV now offering automated routing, permitting system for oversize loads
Town of Hudson now offering Rapid Renewal Service

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