FAQs (Town Clerk)

FAQs (Town Clerk)

What do I need to do to get a passport?
The Brunswick Finance Department, Tax Collection Division, is now a Passport Acceptance Agent. Please see the Passport Processing page for complete details

Where do I get a business license?
Many types of businesses require annual licenses and some require inspections as well. Expiration dates vary. For more information, please see the Licenses page in this section.

How do I…

…get a marriage license?
Both applicants must appear in person within ninety days of the wedding, in the municipality of residence of either one, to apply for a marriage license. Out of state residents may apply in any municipality in the state. For more information, please see the Licenses page in this section.

…get a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate?
Certified and non-certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates can be purchased through the Town Clerk’s Department. Access is restricted. For more information, please see the Vital Records page in this section.

…register a dog?
Dog licenses are required for all dogs six months of age and older. Licenses are for the calendar year and can be purchased at the Town Clerk’s office. Proof of current rabies vaccination and spay/neuter, if applicable, are required. For more information, please see the Licenses page in this section.

…register to vote?
Voter registration can be done at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours. For detailed information on the State of Maine Voter Registration requirements, click here.

…get a hunting/fishing license?
You may purchase a hunting/fishing license at the Town Clerk’s office, other agents throughout the state, or online.

…get a shellfish license?
Resident and non-resident Recreational shellfish licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office beginning the first Monday in April each year. Restrictions apply. For more information on both recreational and commercial shellfish licenses, please see the Licenses page in this section.