Maine Incorporation Forms

IncorporationForms.org has 17 Maine forms for registering and maintaining business entities such as Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and Partnerships, and protecting intellectual property and branding with Trademarks, Copyrights, and Fictitious Names.

Please be sure to verify you are submitting the most recent version of the correct form(s) when submitting any business-related forms to the Maine Department Of State!

After ensuring your future business has an available name using the tool below, follow these steps to form your corporation or limited liability company.


Maine's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form to apply to reserve a name for a Corporation in Maine. The cost is $20.

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Maine's Application for Registration of Name

This is a form to register a name for a Corporation in Maine. The cost is $20 per month ($240 per year) that a Corporation wants to use their name and there is a Renewal Fee of $200.

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Maine's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for forming a Corporation in Maine. The fee is $145 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Transfer of Authority

This is a form for converting an organization to a Corporation, Company or Partnership that was formed in a state other then Maine to be able to do business in Maine. The fee is $70 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form to apply to reserve a name for 120 days for a Nonprofit Corporation in Maine. The cost is $5.

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Maine's Application for Registration of Name

This is a form to register a name for a Nonprofit Corporation in Maine. The cost is $5 per month ($60 per year) that a Nonprofit Corporation wants to use their name and there is a Renewal Fee of $50.

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Maine's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for forming a Nonprofit Corporation in Maine. The fee is $40 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form to apply to reserve a name for a Limited Partnership in Maine. The cost is $20.

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Maine's Application for Registration of Name

This is a form to register a name for a Limited Partnership in Maine. The cost is $20 per month ($240 per year) that a Limited Partnership wants to use their name and there is a Renewal Fee of $200.

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Maine's Certificate of Limited Partnership

This is a form for forming a Limited Partnership in Maine. The fee is $175 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form to apply to reserve a name for a Limited Liability Company in Maine. The cost is $20 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Registration of Name

This is a form to register a name for a Limited Liability Company in Maine. The cost is $20 per month ($240 per year) that a Limited Liability Company wants to use their name, there is a Renewal Fee of $200, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Certificate of Formation

This is a form for forming a Limited Liability Company in Maine. The fee is $175 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form to apply to reserve a name for 120 days for a Limited Liability Partnership in Maine. The cost is $20.

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Maine's Application for Registration of Name

This is a form to register a name for a Limited Liability Partnership in Maine. The cost is $20 per month ($240 per year) that a Limited Liability Partnership wants to use their name, there is a Renewal Fee of $200.

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Maine's Certificate of Limited Liability Partnership

This is a form for forming a Limited Liability Partnership in Maine. The fee is $175 for standard processing, $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine's Application for Registration of a Mark

This is a form for applying to register a Mark (such as a Trademark or a Service Mark) in Maine. The cost is $60 for one class of mark and $10 for each additional class of mark. The cost is $50 more for 24 hour processing, and $100 more for Immediate Service.

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Maine Incorporation Information

Business Name Check

Use Maine's offical business name lookup service to check the availability of your business' name ahead of time.

Offical Name Check

Managing Department

Maine Department Of State

Phone Number

207-626-8400

Address for All Forms

Use this address to submit requests for anything Business related in the state of Maine.

Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0101

Forms & Fees Sources

Forms Source: http://maine.gov/sos/cec/corp/corp.html

Fees Source: http://maine.gov/sos/cec/corp/corp.html

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