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Maine BMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Maine BMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Maine BMV is:

Online Services at the Maine BMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Maine BMV offers the following services online:

  • Order driving records.
  • Get a duplicate registration.
  • Renew your registration.
  • Order a duplicate title.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Maine Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Maine BMV Practice Tests

Maine BMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Maine BMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Maine

Driver’s Education in Maine

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Maine Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Maine? has you covered!

Maine Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Maine Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Maine Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Maine Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Maine License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Maine driver’s license?

You’ll need to provide the BMV with proof of your name, age, residential address in Maine, and Social Security Number.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Maine?

You can renew online or in person at your local BMV office.

How long do I have to renew my Maine driver’s license after it expires?

There is no grace period, you must renew your license before it expires.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Maine?

Yes, you’ll need to do so with 30 days of becoming a resident.

When will I receive my Maine driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

Your new license should arrive within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Maine registration online?

Yes, you can order a duplicate registration online.

How do I renew my car registration in Maine?

You can renew online or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Maine?

Yes, you can renew your registration online.

What happens if my Maine car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

When will I receive my Maine car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your updated registration documents and stickers within about 1-2 weeks.

How much of my Maine car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Maine?

Yes, you’ll have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state registration.

Maine BMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Maine office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Maine BMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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