Maine Business Licenses

We help you obtain and maintain licenses for your business or nonprofit nationwide

General Maine Guides & Resources

These guides provide detailed, step-by-step instructions for starting a business or nonprofit, registering with state authorities, and establishing a compliant organization.

Business Resources:

Construction License

Get your Maine construction licenses. Harbor Compliance assists with initial and renewal registrations in every state.

How to Form an LLC

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions to form a limited liability company in Maine. Do it yourself or purchase our formation service.

How to Incorporate

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate in Maine. Do it yourself or purchase our incorporation service.

Licensing Resources

Maine Business Licensing Guides and Information.

Start a Business

Total time, cost, and paperwork to start your business in Maine today! Our affordable formation services are state-specific.

Nonprofit Resources:

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Total cost, time, and how to start a nonprofit in Maine. Instruction and services to assist with your non-profit formation.

Nonprofit Compliance

Comprehensive solutions (and free resources) to help manage your fundraising, tax exemption, license renewals, and other nonprofit compliance activities in Maine, and across the US.


Maine Business Licenses for Regulated Industries

Our licensing guides provide a wealth of information including requirements, filing instructions, fees, timelines to licensure, and more for a range of industries and activities.


Maine Corporate Filings

These web pages provide detailed information on state filings required to form an entity, register a name, gain authority to operate, maintain good standing, and more.


Maine Tax Filings

Find the information you need to register for state taxes or seek tax exemptions.


Maine State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Maine that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers
  • Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations
  • Bureau of Insurance
  • Department of Environmental Protection - Asbestos Program
  • Department of Environmental Protection - Lead Hazard Prevention
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Professional and Financial Regulation - Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection
  • Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Public Safety - Gambling Control Unit
  • Electricians' Examining Board
  • Office of Professional and Financial Regulation - Board of Certification for Geologists and Soil Scientists
  • Office of Professional and Financial Regulation - Board of Licensure for Professional Land Surveyors
  • Office of Professional and Financial Regulation - Real Estate Commission
  • Office of Professional and Occupation Regulation
  • Plumbers' Examining Board
  • Professional & Financial Regulation - Elevator and Tramway Safety Program
  • Professional & Financial Regulation - Plumbers' Examining Board
  • Professional Licensing
  • Public Utilities Commission
  • Revenue Services
  • Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
  • State Board of Licensure for Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
  • State Police - Special Investigations Unit

Maine Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Maine that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

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  • Androscoggin County
  • Aroostook County
  • Cumberland County
  • Franklin County
  • Hancock County
  • Kennebec County
  • Knox County
  • Lincoln County
  • Oxford County
  • Penobscot County
  • Piscataquis County
  • Sagadahoc County
  • Somerset County
  • Waldo County
  • Washington County
  • York County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

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  • Acton
  • Addison
  • Albion
  • Alfred
  • Andover
  • Anson
  • Ashland
  • Athens
  • Auburn
  • Augusta
  • Aurora
  • Baileyville
  • Bangor
  • Bar Harbor
  • Bar Harbor
  • Bar Mills
  • Bass Harbor
  • Bath
  • Beals
  • Belfast
  • Belgrade
  • Benedicta
  • Bernard
  • Berwick
  • Bethel
  • Biddeford
  • Bingham
  • Blue Hill
  • Boothbay
  • Boothbay Harbor
  • Boothbay Harbor
  • Bowdoinham
  • Bradford
  • Bradley
  • Bremen
  • Brewer
  • Bridgewater
  • Bridgton
  • Bristol
  • Brooklin
  • Brooks
  • Brooksville
  • Brownfield
  • Brownville
  • Brunswick
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  • Bryant Pond
  • Buckfield
  • Bucksport
  • Burnham
  • Buxton
  • Calais
  • Cambridge
  • Camden
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  • Canaan
  • Canton
  • Cape Elizabeth
  • Cape Porpoise
  • Caratunk
  • Caribou
  • Carmel
  • Casco
  • Castine
  • Charleston
  • Chebeague Island
  • Cherryfield
  • China
  • Cliff Island
  • Clinton
  • Columbia Falls
  • Corinna
  • Corinth
  • Cornish
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Cumberland
  • Cumberland Center
  • Cushing
  • Cutler
  • Damariscotta
  • Danforth
  • Deer Isle
  • Denmark
  • Dennysville
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  • Dexter
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  • Dover-Foxcroft
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  • Dresden
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  • Eagle Lake
  • East Baldwin
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  • Easton
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  • Eddington
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  • Eliot
  • Ellsworth
  • Etna
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  • Freeport
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  • Frenchboro
  • Frenchville
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  • Gardiner
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  • Glen Cove
  • Gorham
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  • Gray
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  • Hartland
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  • Houlton
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  • Island Falls
  • Isle au Haut
  • Islesboro
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  • Jackman
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  • Jonesboro
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  • Kenduskeag
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  • Kents Hill
  • Kingfield
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  • Lagrange
  • Lebanon
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  • Lewiston
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  • Limerick
  • Limestone
  • Limington
  • Lincoln
  • Lincoln
  • Lincolnville
  • Lisbon
  • Lisbon Falls
  • Livermore
  • Livermore Falls
  • Long Island
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  • Lubec
  • Machias
  • Machiasport
  • Madawaska
  • Madawaska
  • Madison
  • Manchester
  • Mapleton
  • Mars Hill
  • Matinicus Isle
  • Mattawamkeag
  • Mechanic Falls
  • Medway
  • Mexico
  • Milbridge
  • Milford
  • Millinocket
  • Milo
  • Minot
  • Monhegan
  • Monmouth
  • Monroe
  • Monson
  • Monticello
  • Morrill
  • Mount Desert
  • Mount Vernon
  • Naples
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  • New Harbor
  • New Portland
  • New Sharon
  • New Sweden
  • New Vineyard
  • Newcastle
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  • Newport
  • Nobleboro
  • Norridgewock
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  • North Anson
  • North Berwick
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  • North Bridgton
  • North Haven
  • North Jay
  • North Monmouth
  • North New Portland
  • North Yarmouth
  • Northeast Harbor
  • Norway
  • Norway
  • Oakfield
  • Oakland
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  • Ogunquit
  • Olamon
  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Old Town
  • Orland
  • Orono
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  • Orr's Island
  • Orrington
  • Otter Creek
  • Owls Head
  • Oxford
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  • Palermo
  • Palmyra
  • Paris
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  • Patten
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  • Perry
  • Peru
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  • Poland
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  • Raymond
  • Readfield
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  • Rumford
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  • Sabattus
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  • Saint Agatha
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  • Saint Francis
  • Salsbury Cove
  • Sandy Point
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  • Scarborough
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  • Shirley Mills
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  • Solon
  • South Berwick
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  • South Gardiner
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