Effective March 1, 2019, the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) will no longer issue paper license verifications. License verifications are available, free of charge, on OPOR’s official database, database is updated in real time as changes occur.The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation considers this information to be a secure, primary source for license verification.


Licenses and other communications from the Maine Board of Accountancy will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.

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Features of our online Licensing System






2019 Proposed Changes to Board of Accountancy Rules. A public hearing regarding the proposed changes is scheduled for September 24, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, 76 Northern Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345. Written comments will be accepted through the close of business Friday, October 4, 2019. Written comments may be mailed to: Board of Accountancy, 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, or emailed to

Requirement to Report Convictions and Changes of Contact Information Within 10 Days of the Occurrance

10 Day Notification Requirement

The Maine State Bureau of Identification contains an online site to provide electronic access to request criminal history record maintained by the Maine State Police, State Bureau of Identification. This records search will provide you with all the conviction and adjudication information for crimes committed within the State of Maine that the Bureau of Identification currently has on record, as well as pending cases less than one year old.

Laws and Rules


Individual and Firm Licensing now available Online!

Veterans Preference Policy (adopted February 2017) OPOR Veterans Preference Policy February 2017











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Last Updated: September 16, 2019