Boat Registration Renewal

Join the hundreds of municipalities participating in the Online Boat Registration Service offered by InforME and the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Service Benefits

  • InforME has been processing electronic payments for Maine state and local government since 1999
  • InforME services have oversight by the InforME board, with municipal representation
  • Offer credit card payments securely and safely – InforME is CyberTrust certified, the industry gold standard for security, and PCI/DSS compliant
  • No cost to the municipality
  • No merchant account needed
  • Funds transferred directly to municipal bank account via daily ACH
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • InforME provides customer service via phone, email, and live chat
  • Excise tax is calculated by IF&W. Town clerks do not need to upload any information in order for their residents to renew
  • Online registrations are fulfilled by IF&W and sent within 10 business days of the transaction
  • Users receive a temporary registration at the end of the service
  • Municipalities are only responsible for reconciling their deposits using an administrative website

Request to participate