Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


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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

Secretary Dunlap nominates McBrien for State Archivist
Town of Benton now offering Rapid Renewal Service
Secretary Dunlap announces results of 2019 Native American Essay Contest
Special election set to fill House District 128 seat
Secretary Dunlap will join TSA official to discuss Real ID, travel implications
Secretary Dunlap: New language will help clarify that non-Real ID licenses are valid for all in-state transactions

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