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Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions, Department of the Secretary of State

Foreign Corporations

TITLE 13-C

§1501. Authority to transact business required - Activities that do not constitute doing business

§1502. Consequences of transacting business without authority

TO QUALIFY A FOREIGN CORPORATION:

FORM MBCA-12     Application For Authority To Do Business
$250.00

The application must be accompanied by a certificate of existence or a document of similar import duly authenticated by the secretary of state or other official having custody of corporate records in the state or country under whose law it is incorporated stating that the corporation has legal existence, good standing or similar language and dated not earlier than 90 days prior to the date of delivery for filing the application.