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Maine's Online Registration Renewal Service Reaches a New Milestone


The town of Garland becomes the 220th
town to offer the online Boat Registration Renewal

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (DIF&W) announced that
the online boat registration renewal service (,
Maine's online renewal service for boat registrations, has reached a new
milestone adding its 220th municipal location. The town of
Garland went live with the service on August 10.

The boat registration renewal service allows residents or non-residents
who moor their boat in Maine to renew their boat registration online 24
hours a day, 7 days a week. Payment for registration renewal fees and
municipal excise tax fees is made in one seamless, secure transaction
using a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card. While
municipal participation is optional, the service is currently offered by
cities and towns across Maine.

DIF&W oversees boat registrations for the state of Maine. Prior to the
online service, boat owners were required to visit the department or
their municipal office to complete this transaction. This made renewing
a boat an inconvenience to boat owners as well as a strain on municipal
and department staff resources. Available since 2009, 91,953 boat
registrations have been renewed online.

The Boat Registration renewal service may be accessed through
Municipal officials who would like more information about participating
are encouraged to contact InforME directly at

The boat registration renewal was developed at no cost to tax payers and
was created in partnership with the state's digital government services
provider, InforME. The service enhances the popular suite of online
services 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

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