Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Veterans Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed on
Monday, November 11, 2019.

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]

Bicentennial Logo Maine 200

Celebrating 200 Years of Statehood

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

People’s veto effort to repeal vaccination law qualifies for ballot
Town of Lovell now offering Rapid Renewal Service 
Town of Canaan now offering Rapid Renewal Service
Phishing attack shuts down some CEC services
Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles closed for staff training Thursday, Sept. 26
Secretary Dunlap receives petitions for people’s veto of immunization law
Voters will decide on alternative signatures, transportation bond
Town of Mount Vernon now offering Rapid Renewal Service

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