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Town Clerk - Town of Richmond, Maine

Town Clerk:
townclerk@richmondmaine.com

Hours:
Monday through Thursday
7:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Telephone: 207-737-4305 ext.201
Fax: 207-737-4306

Services:

  • Burn Permits (online permits click here)
  • Certified Birth, Death & Marriage Records (online access click here)
  • Dog Licenses (online licenses click here)
  • Hunting & Fishing Licenses (online licenses click here)
  • Marriage License
  • Notary Public Services  

The services performed in the Town Clerk's office include the issuing of hunting and fishing licenses, the issuing of dog licenses; maintenance of all vital records of the town by registering, filing and providing copies; the administration of elections; voter registration and maintenance of voting list; custodian for all official town records;  issuance of most licenses issued by the Town as well as the maintenance of a file of burials for the Town.

WHAT TO BRING WHEN OBTAINING A DOG LICENSE
Current rabies certificate and neutering certificates are required. Licensing is due January 31st of each year. Fees are $11.00 for non-neutered and $6.00 for neutered. The penalty fee after January 31st is $25.00 for a late renewal license.

WHAT TO BRING WHEN PURCHASING A HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE
Please bring your previous years license. Those over 16 purchasing their first adult license must show proof of a hunter safety course. You can also get these licenses on-line at:
www.state.me.us/ifw

WHAT TO BRING WHEN OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE
You must file marriage intentions w/Town Clerk. If you are divorced you must show current divorce papers or if widow/widowed, a certified death certificate(with raised seal) and you must bring a photo ID with you. The fee for a marriage license is $40.00.

OBTAINING CERTIFIED COPIES

Certified copies of the license are available at the municipal office where the intentions were filed.  A fee of $15.00 for the first copy, plus $6.00 for each additional copy is required.

To request certified copies from the Town of Richmond, the State of Maine requires you to fill out the Vital Record request form, and provide a copy of your driver's license, state ID or passport.

If obtaining the certified copy in person, the Town of Richmond accepts, checks, money orders, cash and (credit/debit cards have a user fee of $1.00 for purchases $40 and under and 2.5% for purchases over $40), please make checks payable to the Town of Richmond.

If mailing the request, please mail to:

Town of Richmond c/o Town Clerk, 26 Gardiner Street, Richmond, ME 04357 

Marriage Intentions Instructions

Marriage Intentions Application

Certified Birth Certificate Application

Certified Death Certificate Application

Certified Marriage Certificate Application

WHAT TO BRING WHEN USING THE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICE
(4 Notaries Available)
Please make sure you follow the guidelines if you need to have something notarized:

  • Bring a photo ID with you.
  • Always sign the document in front of the Notary.
  • Try not to leave any blank spaces on the document.
  • Crimping Seals are not required in the State of Maine.
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