Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


State delays and closures - You may sign up for various citizen alerts through this webpage link.

In observance of President's day all Secretary of State offices will be closed
Monday, February 17, 2020.

As you browse through our website, you will find a very diverse Department with three distinct bureaus - the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, the Maine State Archives and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles . While each bureau has unique duties in the services and information it provides to the citizens of Maine, they all share the Department's goals of ensuring customer satisfaction and providing quality services. [Read more about the Department]


Maine Census 2020: Information

Bicentennial Logo Maine 200

Celebrating 200 Years of Statehood

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

Network upgrade will cause half-day closure of Portland BMV office
Secretary Dunlap receives petitions for energy transmission project citizens’ initiative
Secretary Dunlap issues correction to political mailing inaccuracy
Secretary Dunlap nominates McBrien for State Archivist

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