Maine Statement of Domestication

A statement of domestication is used to change the home state of an entity. This process can become complicated for entities registered in multiple states. See the table below for details on filing a statement of domestication in Maine.

Structure Domestic / Foreign Filing Info Fee

Corporation

Domestic Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-20A: Articles of Charter Surrender

$90

Corporation

Domestic Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-21B: Articles of Charter Surrender

$90

Corporation

Foreign Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-12C: Application for Transfer of Authority

$70

Corporation

Foreign Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-19: Articles of Domestication

$145

Corporation

Foreign Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-19A: Articles of Charter Surrender and Domestication

$90

Corporation

All Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MBCA-19B: Statement of Abandonment of Domestication

$35

Nonprofit Corporation

Foreign Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions

Form MNPCA-19: Articles of Domestication and Conversion

$125

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