location The Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions has relocated to the Ballard Center (formerly the Maine General Medical Center) at 6 E Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Augusta, Maine 04330. For any questions, call (207) 624-7752.


Secretary Bellows warns corporations and
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New imageFilings Backlog - In an effort to prioritize workflow to address the backlog, we are temporarily changing our telephone customer service hours to 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for our division.

Corporate filings processing time is 60 - 65 business days. To determine if your filing has been processed, please go to Corporate Search to do a corporate name lookup. When you are on the Information Summary page, you can see additional filing information by scrolling to the bottom of the page and selecting view list of filings. Please note, that expedited corporate filing images may not be available for review and download until the following business day.


Business Entities, Nonprofit Corporations and Marks


In observance of Labor Day, the Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions will be closed Monday, September 2, 2024.

The purpose of the Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions is to:

1. Serve as a repository for all records relating to the following business and nonprofit entities:

Business Corporations
Non-Profit Corporations
Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
General Partnerships

  1. Serve as a repository for all liens filed on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code

  2. Administer the appointment, renewal and continuing education of Notaries Public

  3. Administer the application process for nominees for the office of Dedimus Justice

  4. Record and maintain appointments and information for boards and commissions listed in Title 5, chapter 379

  5. Process requests for authentications, apostilles and other certifications on the acts of public officials.

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