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Business Corporations



The standard turn-around time for processing corporate filings is 5 to 10 business days.

Title 13-C: Maine Business Corporation Act

Title 13, c.22-A, Maine Professional Service Corporation Act

Title 5, c.6-A, Model Registered Agents Act

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Forms and Fees

Important Notice: Form changes occur periodically to implement new requirements. Forms may be eliminated or revised, or new forms may be created. Before submitting forms to our office for filing, please be sure that you have the most recent version of forms.

    This is a complete list of forms and filing fees for filing Business Corporations with the Division of Corporations.

    All forms are provided in Acrobat (.PDF) format. If you wish to complete the forms on-screen, you need to download a version of the Adobe Reader by visiting the Adobe Website.  To use one of these fillable forms, simply complete on-screen, print and mail to our office together with the proper filing fee.

    If you wish to save the completed form, you must have the full Adobe Acrobat package.


If you wish to pay for filing fees or other services offered by this Bureau with your credit card, you will be able to complete and return this "fillable" voucher with your request.

Credit Card Payment Voucher


Business Corporations (Title 13-C)

Form #

Form Name

 

Fee

Application for Reservation of Name
 
$20.00
Transfer of Reserved Name
 
$20.00
Application for Registration of Name
 
$20.00 per month $200.00–Renewal
Consent Terminating Name Registration
 
$35.00

Statement of Appointment or Change of Commercial Clerk
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search

 

$35.00

MBCA-3-NCRA Statement of Appointment or Change of Noncommercial Clerk
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search
  $35.00
Statement of Resignation of Noncommercial Clerk
 
$35.00
Statement of Intention to do Business under an Assumed or Fictitious Name
 
$125.00–Assumed $40.00–Fictitious
Termination of Statement of Intention to do Business under an Assumed or Fictitious Name
 
$20.00
 
$145.00
Articles of Incorporation to be attached to Articles/Certificate of Merger or Share Exchange (MBCA-10), Articles of Domestication (MBCA-19), Articles of Entity Conversion (MBCA-21-A), Articles of Domestication and Conversion (MNPCA-19) and Articles of Conversion of Partnership (CONV-PART)
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search
 
See specific filing for the applicable filing fee
Restated Articles of Incorporation
 
$80.00
Articles of Amendment
 
$50.00
Articles of Amendment by Court Order
 
$50.00
Articles/Certificate of Merger or Share Exchange - Survivor is a Corporation
 

$100.00

Statement of Abandonment of Merger or Share Exchange
 
$35.00
Articles of Dissolution
 
$75.00
Articles of Revocation of Dissolution
 
$75.00
Articles of Dissolution (by Incorporators or Initial Directors)
 
$75.00
Application for Authority to do Business
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search
 
$250.00
  Foreign Corporation Qualification Information    
Amended Application for Authority to do Business
 
$70.00
Application of Withdrawal
 
$90.00
Application for Transfer of Authority
 
$70.00
Statement of Appointment or Change of Commercial Registered Agent
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search
 
$35.00
MBCA-12D-NCRA Statement of Appointment or Change of Noncommercial Registered Agent
Commercial Clerk and Commercial Registered Agent (CRA) Search  
  $35.00
Resignation of Noncommercial Registered Agent
 
$35.00
Annual Report - Domestic
 
$85.00
Annual Report - Foreign   $150.00
Amended Annual Report - Domestic
 
$85.00
Amended Annual Report - Foreign
  $150.00
MBCA-14 Certificate of Excuse   $40.00
Certificate of Resumption
 
$100.00
Application for the Use of an Indistinguishable Name
 
$20.00
Articles of Correction
 
$50.00
Articles of Domestication
 
$145.00
Articles of Charter Surrender – Domestication
 
$90.00
Statement of Abandonment of Domestication
 
$35.00
Articles of Nonprofit Conversion
 
$145.00
Articles of Charter Surrender – Nonprofit Conversion
 
$90.00
Statement of Abandonment of Nonprofit Conversion
 
$35.00
Articles of Entity Conversion by Domestic Business Corporation
 
$145.00
Articles of Entity Conversion by Domestic or Foreign Unincorporated Entity
 
$145.00
Articles of Charter Surrender – Entity Conversion
 
$90.00
Statement of Abandonment of Entity Conversion by Domestic Business Corporation
 
$35.00

RO-E911

Notification of change in address by municipality or U.S. Postal Service

  No Fee

HO-E911

Notification of change in home office address by municipality or U.S. Postal Service

  No Fee

Revival

Application for Certificate of Revival (Domestic Entities Only)

  See form for applicable filing fee.

SOP-APPT

Statement of Appointment of Agent for Service of Process for a Nonfiling Domestic Entity or a Nonqualified Foreign Entity

  $100.00

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