Maine Public Records

Perform a free Maine public record search, including arrest, birth, business, contractor, court, criminal, death, divorce, employee, genealogy, GIS, inmate, jail, land, marriage, police, property, sex offender, tax, vital, and warrant records searches.


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Maine State Adoption Records View Maine State adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

Maine State Business License Search Search Maine business licenses, applications by license number, business name, address, or issuance number.

Maine State Child Support Warrants View Maine child support warrants list, including names, photos and last known addresses.

Maine State Codes & Ordinances View Maine codes, ordinances, laws, and statutes.

Maine State Contractor License Search Look up Maine contractor licenses by name, business name, dba, and view information on complaint filings, applications and renewals.

Maine State Employee Directory Search Maine government employee directory by contact name, title/position, agency, department, or phone number.

Maine State Professional License Search Search Maine professional license records database by profession, type, number and first and last name.

Maine State Property Tax Exemptions View Maine property tax exemption information, including homestead exemptions, low income assistance, senior and veteran exemptions, applications, and program details.

Maine State Tax Warrants Find Maine tax warrant and lien information by delinquent tax payer name and case number.

Maine State Traffic & Parking Ticket Payment Find Maine traffic citations, fines, and parking tickets by ticket number or tag, and make payments online.

Washington County Property Tax Exemptions View Washington County, Maine property tax exemption information, including homestead exemptions, low income assistance, senior and veteran exemptions, applications, and program details.

Washington County Traffic & Parking Ticket Payment Find Washington County traffic citations, fines, and parking tickets by ticket number or tag, and make payments online.

York County Adoption Records View York County, Maine adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

York County Business License Search Search York County, Maine business licenses, applications by license number, business name, address, or issuance number.

York County Child Support Warrants View York County, Maine child support warrants list, including names, photos and last known addresses.

York County Contractor License Search Look up York County, Maine contractor licenses by name, business name, dba, and view information on complaint filings, applications and renewals.

York County Employee Directory Search York County, Maine government employee directory by contact name, title/position, agency, department, or phone number.

York County Professional License Search Search York County, Maine professional license records database by profession, type, number and first and last name.

York County Property Tax Exemptions View York County, Maine property tax exemption information, including homestead exemptions, low income assistance, senior and veteran exemptions, applications, and program details.

York County Traffic & Parking Ticket Payment Find York County traffic citations, fines, and parking tickets by ticket number or tag, and make payments online.

Find Maine Public Records

Maine Public Records are any documents that are available for public inspection and retrieval in ME. There are many different types of records, including Maine birth records, criminal records, and business records. Many Public Records are available at local County Clerks, Recorders, and Assessors Offices.

Learn about Public Records, including:
  • Free Maine public records online
  • Vital records, birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses, and divorce records
  • Maine criminal records, police, arrest, and jail records
  • ME Sex Offender Registry
  • Real estate and property records
Maine Vital Records

Vital Records are an important type of ME public record. This includes county birth certificates, death records, marriage records, and divorce decrees. These documents are required for a range of legal purposes and services, including filing for passports or other legal documents, requesting a name change, or settling a will or estate.

Maine Criminal Records

Public Records contain important information on criminal activity in Maine. They include documents produced by law enforcement agencies and Maine Courts about suspected and convicted criminals. This includes Maine arrest records, criminal records, jail and inmate records, and sex offender registries. County Court records, police records, and driving records can also show whether an individual has a criminal history. These Public Records contain important information to protect the public from harm. They are also useful for performing a ME background check.

Maine Court Records

The government also uses Public Records for a range of purposes. Maine Court records help judges determine sentences for repeat offenders and voter records to call citizens for jury duty. The Police Department and Sheriff's Department rely on Maine police records, court records, and warrant searches to gain information on suspected criminals

Business, Tax & Property Records in Maine

Public Records also contain valuable information about properties, businesses, and contractors in ME. Property tax reports, tax liens, and foreclosure information can help potential buyers or property developers decide whether to purchase a particular property or parcel. Public Records also contain information on business licenses and professional licenses. These documents can help people make sure that they hire licensed contractors or professionals. Land records and property records can be important for county property tax assessments.

Genealogy Records

Maine public records can also be useful for all kinds of research, including genealogy. Records on births, deaths, and property transactions can all help trace a family's history, and Maine GIS maps are a valuable tool for understanding how an area has changed over time. Genealogical research relies on Public Records at the local city, county, Maine state, and federal levels.