Maine Child Support: Division of Support Enforcement & Recovery (DSER)

Employers Page - New Hire Reporting Instructions

Report each employee you hire, rehire or terminate. If you choose one of the Electronic Methods, you must use the specified file layout format. Your file can be submitted in the file upload link of the Maine New Hire online portal: following information is broken out into required and optional:


  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Maine Department of Labor Number and Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)


  1. Full Name
  2. Address
  3. Social Security Number
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Date of Hire/Rehire

Optional Reporting Information:

To minimize future requests for Information, you may also report:

  1. The availability of medical insurance coverage for the employee, and their children
  2. The income of the employee
  3. The income frequency of the employee
  4. The occupation of the employee
  5. Employee’s Phone Number
  6. Employee Termination Date

Question can be directed to: