Clearance/Verification Letters

Clearance/Verification letter: No Fee

When applying for a license in another state, a clearance/verification letter may be issued to individuals who at one time held a Maine Driver's License and have either lost their Maine issued Driver's License or have been asked to provide verification that the Maine Driver's License is in a valid status. Most states require the clearance/verification letter be less than 30 days old to be valid.

NOTE: Not all states accept clearance/verification letters

A letter can be obtained by calling or writing to the telephone/address indicated below.

Copy of restoration letter: $10.00 fee

Your request must be made in writing and include:

  • Full name (as it appears on the Maine Driver's License);
  • Current mailing address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Drivers License Number or Social Security Number.

An additional fee of $2.00 is required to fax these documents. If you wish to have these documents faxed, please include a fax number with your request. Check or money order should be payable to: Secretary of State. Mail your request to:

Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Driver License Services Division
29 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0029

(207) 624-9000 ext. 52116
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