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Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions
Commercial Clerk & Commercial Registered Agent Online Listing & Management Service

Welcome to the Commercial Clerk & Commercial Registered Agent Online Listing & Management Service

This online service allows clerks and registered agents for Maine registered business entities and nonprofit corporations to create a listing as a commercial clerk or a commercial registered agent (CRA) with the Maine Secretary of State's Office. Additionally, once listed as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent, a CRA can maintain the data associated with its listing and manage the relationships to its represented entities.

In order to use this online service, a user must have an InforME subscriber account login and password. For more information about an InforME user account, or to sign up for an account, please visit www.maine.gov/informe/subscriber.

Fees

Depending on the filing option selected, certain fees may apply to the transaction. All fees will be assessed against your InforME subscription account and you will be billed/charged monthly for those fees. Below is a list of the applicable services and fees:

  • To file a new Commercial Clerk or Commercial Registered Agent Listing - $150.00 plus a $5.00 processing fee
  • To file a Commercial Clerk or Commercial Registered Agent Termination - $150.00 plus a $5.00 processing fee
  • To file a statement of change of name, address or type of organization by commercial clerk or commercial registered agent - $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee
  • To file a statement of resignation by a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent - no fee

Who Can Use This Service

Businesses or individuals who are in the business of serving as a clerk or registered agent in Maine that have a InforME Subscriber account may use this online service to file a listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent, maintain the data associated with its listing and manage the relationships with its represented entities (resign as a clerk or registered agent from represented entities or terminate its listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent).

To file a listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent as an entity:

  • The entity must be on file and be in good-standing with the Maine Secretary of State's Office
  • The entity cannot already be listed as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent with an active status. If the entity is already listed as a CRA, the entity will not be allowed to register again.

To file a listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent as an individual:

  • An individual cannot already have a listing with an active status as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent with the Maine Secretary of State's office.

To update a listing as a Commercial Clerk or Commercial Registered Agent:

  • An entity who is a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent can update its name, address or type of entity as long as these changes have previously been made with the Secretary of State's Office using the required procedures set forth in the appropriate entity laws for that entity.
  • An individual who is a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent can update its name or address at any time.
  • An entity or individual who is a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent can update other contact information provided in the listing.

To resign as a clerk or registered agent for represented entities of a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent:

  • You must be the current commercial clerk or commercial registered agent on file for that entity.
  • You must provide the name and address of the person at the represented entity that was notified of the resignation.

To terminate a listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent:

  • You must be the current commercial clerk or commercial registered agent on file for that entity.
  • You must provide the name and address of the person at the represented entity that was notified that you were terminating your listing as commercial clerk or commercial registered agent.

What You Will Need

To update your listing information, view your list of represented entities, resign as a clerk or registered agent from a represented entity or terminate your listing, you will need to be logged into the service with your InforME subscriber account and know your unique commercial clerk or commercial registered agent identification number (CRA Password). This number was (or will be) assigned to you immediately following your listing as a commercial clerk or commercial registered agent.

All filings completed as part of this online service are provided in an Adobe PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Reader in order to view or print the documents.

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Questions about this Service? Contact the Bureau at: (207) 624-7752 or Email: cec.corporations@maine.gov