Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday all Secretary of State offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018.

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]

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

Town of Sullivan now offering Rapid Renewal Service
Secretary Dunlap confirms: Congressional District 2 tabulation will go into ranked-choice voting rounds
Sec. Dunlap to unveil new design for veterans’ license plates at Veterans Day concert in Bangor
New Video About Elections Security in Maine
Town of Warren now offering Rapid Renewal Service 

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