Instant Access to Maine State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Maine Public Records

Maine residents have the right to search for, obtain, and examine public records per the Maine Open Records Law. This law states that government records and information are presumed public. The Maine State Records website’s mission is aid Maine citizens in the obtaining of that information: The Maine Freedom of Access Act.

The main purpose of the Maine State Records website is to give the general public access to these records easily and effectively, as is their right. These records can be obtained without submitting personal information, unless a court order or law requires a record to be classified as confidential.

Maine State Records contain the information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks; including over 10 million transparent public records.

Information presented on this website can be accessed immediately and accurately. This information was gathered starting from the year 1892, and from all 16 counties. This ensures Maine abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.