13May 2015
May 13, 2015

The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) keeps driving records of all licensed drivers in the state. The driving record contains information about all tickets, accident reports, violations, suspensions, points against your driver license and vehicle registration history. There are different types of driving records available from the Maine DMV, such as:  3-year driving records, 10-year driving records, electronic driving records and certified driving records. A free driving record can be researched using the form above in the website header.

You can order for a copy of your driving record by mail, in person or online. To order for your driving record by mail, you have to send a written request with your name, date of birth, current address, a specific note for a 3-year record or 10-year record, a money order or check payable to the ‘Secretary of State’ and a fax number, if you want it to be delivered by fax. Then mail it to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Driver License Services Division. To order for your driving record in person, visit your local Maine DMV office, provide your identification documents and follow the required procedure. To obtain your driving record online, visit The Driver Records Request Page, enter your name and date of birth or license number, pay the required fee and print your driving record. It is important to note that the online version does not contain personal information.  The fee for obtaining your driving record varies depending on the type of record your request, the charges are as follows:  3-year record: $5, 10-year record: $10, Certified copy: Add $1 to the driving record fee, Faxing fee: Add $2 to your driving record fee, Copies of documents: Add $5 for copies of traffic reports or accident reports.

According to the Maine Freedom of Access Law, driving records without personal information are available to the public. Driving records with personal information are only available with written consent or to organizations such as law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, employers, licensed private investigators, towing companies and impound yards. For more information visit the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

 

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