City Clerk

COVID-19 News

The City of Portland’s City Clerk’s Office will be closed on Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10. This will allow staff to do a precautionary deep cleaning and sanitizing of the temporary office and voting space in the Merrill Auditorium Lobby and move the Clerk’s operations to Room 24 of City Hall now that the election is over. Due to the Veterans Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11, the Clerk’s Office will reopen on Thursday, November 12 in Room 24 with access to the public from the Myrtle Street entrance of City Hall. 

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

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