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Maine Secretary of State Business Entity Search

To gain information regarding a foreign or domestic entity in the state of Maine, individuals can head to the Maine Department of the Secretary of State Corporation Name Search and search by Keyword or Charter Number. For individuals planning on registering for an LLC in the state of Maine, the search tool can be used to check to see if the applicant’s planned entity name is available for use.

How to Search

Step 1 – Go to the following address to begin:

Once at the site, enter the Keyword or Charter Number associated with the company(s) that the user is searching for. Then, select the “Click Here to Search” button to continue.

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Step 2 – The results will appear in a list with the entity Names and Name Types displayed. To head to a page with a more detailed description of a company, click the blue, underlined ‘Information Summary’ button next to the desired LLC.

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Step 3 – The information that will be displayed regarding the company will consist of the following:

  • Legal Name
  • Charter Number
  • Filing Type
  • Status
  • Filing Date
  • Expiration Date
  • Jurisdiction
  • Other Names
  • Clerk/Registered Agent
  • Filings
  • Certificate of Existence

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