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Maine’s Online Registration Renewal Service Reaches a New Milestone

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Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced that the Rapid Renewal service (, Maine’s online service for the renewal of motor vehicle registrations, has reached a new milestone adding its 200th location. The Town of Farmingdale went live with the online service on May 7.

Rapid Renewal is an e-commerce service allowing citizens to conduct business with municipal and state government in one seamless online transaction. The service has gained national acclaim and has been enthusiastically embraced by Mainers. While municipal participation in Rapid Renewal is optional, the service is currently offered by cities and towns from York County to Aroostook County, with populations ranging from Glenwood Plantation’s three citizens to more than 64,000 in the City of Portland.

Through Rapid Renewal, citizens are able to quickly and easily renew their vehicle registrations and pay their municipal excise taxes online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The online service has securely processed more than one million transactions to date.

Rapid Renewal may be accessed through, the Secretary of State’s site for online services. Municipal officials who would like more information about participating in Rapid Renewal are encouraged to contact the Department of the Secretary of State directly at 626-8400 or by email at

Rapid Renewal was developed at no cost to tax payers and was created in partnership with the state’s eGovernment services provider, InforME. The Rapid Renewal service enhances the popular suite of online services currently available through (

About ( is the official Web portal of the state of Maine. is a service of InforME, a collaborative effort between the state of Maine and Maine Information Network, LLC., part of the NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No. 11 (2013), and the company has been included three times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at

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