City Clerk

COVID-19 News


For birth, death, and marriage certificates, plus dog licenses and elections and voting info, the Clerk's Office is serving walk-ins (Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM) in temporary space in the Merrill Auditorium Lobby. Marriage licenses and ceremonies can also be done at Merrill Auditorium.  

 Due to the anticipated high volume of absentee voting, Oct. 1st thru Nov. 5th, there will be no Marriage ceremonies. Marriage licenses can still be obtained.

Information for the November 3, 2020 General Election

for information on absentee voting, early in-person voting, registering to vote, and polling locations, Please visit our Elections & Voting page. 

About the City Clerk's Office
The Department of City Clerk has three major functions:

Elections, Vital Records, and Custodian of the City Council Minutes. 

The following services are provided:

  • Filing and Issuance of a Birth, Death, Marriage 
  • Dog Licenses/tags
  • Voter Registration and Election Information
  • Hunting/Fishing Licenses
  • Notary and Dedimus Services
  • Performing Marriages
FAQ
 

The City Clerk's Office does not handle tax payments or auto registration and excise payments. For Tax Payments/Auto Registration, please visit: Treasury Office
Room 102  
Portland, ME 04101
Ph: 207-874-8490
Fx: 866-765-2051

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