Due to the time it takes to process a new registration, NEW REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED AFTER 4 PM Mon-Thurs.

What to bring in to the Office when RE-REGISTERING a vehicle:

  • Current Mileage
  • Proof of Vaild  Insurance (paper or digital copy)
  • Old copy (Yellow) of your expired or soon to be expired Registration.

RE-REGISTRATIONS can also be done online. Please see our ONLINE SERVICES Tab.

Things to bing when registering a NEW (or new to you) vehicle:


  • Current Mileage
  • Proof of Valid Insurance (paper or digital)
  • Bill of Sale that shows Sales Tax that was paid
  • Blue Maine State TITLE application

If purchased from a THIRD PARTY:

  • Current Mileage
  • Proof of Valid Insurance (paper or digital)
  • Bill of Sale with Sale Date, VIN# of vehicle being sold, name and address of seller, and signatures
  • Original Previous Title signed over to the Buyer and signed by both the buyer AND the seller. If the Vehicle is 1994 or older, no title is needed.

If  Registering an OUT OF STATE VEHICLE in Maine:

  • Current Mileage
  • Proof of Valid Insurance (paper or digital)
  • Current Previous state registration
  • Title or Lean holder information if the vehicle is 1995 or newer.

Trailers (except Camper Trailers) can be registered for up to 2 years.

Dog Licensing

Dog Licensing

Residents can now register their dogs online! See our ONLINE SERVICES page for the link!
Dogs need to be licensed after reaching the age of 6 months or after it has been with the family for 10 days if adopted. Dogs need to be licensed in the town of residence of the owner.
The cost to license a dog in the state of Maine: $6.00 for spayed/neutered, and $11.00 for a dog that is not "altered". In order to license your dog, you will need a current rabies certificate and a spay/neuter certificate if your dog is newly "altered'.
All dogs must be licensed for the upcoming year before December 31st. There is a grace period of one month after December 31st in which the owner can register their dog without a late fee. A mandatory late fee of $25 takes effect as of February 1.
For more information on dog licensing, see MSRA Title 7.